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How We Wear It: Gathered Back Top

How We Wear It: Gathered Back Top by Indygo Junction

The blouse I’m showing you today is one that I’ve wanted to feature on the blog for a while. It’s one of those sewing patterns that doesn’t get much attention, but has an unexpected element that makes it a super unique design. Today I’m showing you how I wear (and why I love) the Gathered Back Top  by Indygo Junction. The Gathered Back Top is a woven blouse with 3/4 sleeves, bust darts, and two . . .

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Cyber Monday: 20% off Sitewide Sale! | Cyber Monday Sale

It’s here! Our annual Cyber Monday sale has arrived! This year we decided to go all out and offer a 20% discount on basically everything on the site. That means that every sewing pattern and every fabric and our Lonetree kits are available at huge savings. So get shopping! Use coupon code CYBER20 at checkout to receive 20% off your entire order. The sale starts at right now and lasts until 10 . . .

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2016 Fall/Winter Collection: Blog Tour Roundup | 2016 Fall/Winter Collection Blog Tour Roundup

As I write this blog post a steady amount of snow is falling from the sky. I’m finally reminded that is nearly full-on winter, despite the warm fall weather we’ve been having. I’m also reminded that I need some new warm clothes, stat.  I curated the 2016 Fall/Winter Collection  with the idea that it could be sewn up into two different capsule wardrobes: a lightweight fall ensemble in autumn tones . . .

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November Creations Prize Package + Announcing the October Winner!

Indiesew Giveaway | Upload Your Creation to Win!

Another month has flown by and another sewist has won the October Creations Giveaway ! Forty-four creations  were added last month and every single one had us swooning. You all are a seriously impressive bunch. So without further ado, our winning creation for the October Giveaway is the Onyx Shirt by MahlicaDesigns !   Melissa sewed up the Onyx Shirt sewing pattern  by Paprika Patterns with just . . .

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How To: Screenprinted Holiday Gifts

Learn How to Screenprint |

For several years now, I’ve had a keen interest in fabric printing. I’ve dipped my toe into the world of block printing, potato printing, freezer paper stencils, and screenprinting. And with every project I’ve finished, I’ve felt even more inspired to start another one. So when my buddy Lauren  and I were brainstorming a potential holiday-themed collaboration, screenprinting fabric was the first . . .

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Lonetree Inclusive Sizing Now Available!

Lonetree Jacket Inclusive Sizing Now Available | Indiesew.

Before I launched the Lonetree Jacket and Vest , I talked about it a lot on social media. I showed several sneak peeks of the design, talked about the upcoming Lonetree Kits , and tried to share as much of my design journey with you as possible. And while it made me a bit nervous to do so (what if I burned out before the pattern was finished?), it also helped me gather a ton of great feedback . . .

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Indiesew Pattern Additions: September and October 2016

Indiesew Pattern Additions | Sept & Oct 2016

We’re back with our monthly recap showcasing the new indie sewing patterns we’ve added to the shop! Because we were so busy in September gearing up the launch the 2016 Fall/Winter Collection , only a few patterns made it into the shop that month. Thus, we’re combining our September and October updates into one post!   The Versalette We kicked off September with a new Indiesew/Seamly . . .

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How to Make a Fringe Scarf

DIY Fringe Scarf | Indiesew Blog

If you’re brand new to sewing, in a sewing rut, or waiting on your serger in the repair shop, we have the perfect project for you! This tutorial is probably the easiest and quickest one we’ve shared on the Indiesew blog (check out all of our tutorials here ). And, for me, it’s the most satisfying. You see, in the winter, I wear scarves all the time. I don't knit, so I’m always dreaming up new . . .

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