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Seamly Sale!

Indiesew.com | Seamly 30% Off Sale

Our first every Seamly pattern sale is here! For the next week, all Seamly sewing patterns are 30% off with coupon code SEAMLY30 . But hurry, this sale ends October 5th at 10 p.m. MT. Shop Seamly Patterns > If you're curious about Seamly, and how Indiesew collaborated with the ethical fashion brand to bring their designs to the home sewist, we recommend checking out these blog posts: Introducing . . .

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How We Wear It: Archer Shirt

Indiesew.com | How We Wear It: Plaid Archer Shirt

Today's style post is firmly rooted in basics (nothing at all fancy here), but it's a silhouette I find myself reaching for constantly once the weather cools down. Every fall, I sew at least one button-up shirt. I have narrow shoulders, and set-in sleeves paired with collars tend to balance out my proportions. I find them comfortable to wear and they elevate an outfit to a notch above a casual . . .

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Fabric Batch #015: Orchard

Indiesew Fabric Batch #015: Orchard

EDIT: Orchard is mostly sold out at this time. We'll work to restock! Our fifteenth fabric batch is here! Orchard is a collection of five fabrics that feature pops of apple red, indigo blues, and soft creams. The weight of the fabrics in these collections have us dreaming up casual fall outfits that will carry us through fall and into winter. Let's take a look: Indigo Stripe Double Cloth This . . .

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Fabric Batch #014: Fireside

Indiesew Fabric Batch #014: Fireside

We are so excited to be bringing back fabric batches! What are fabric batches, you ask? These small, curated fabric collections mix and match to create a mini capsule wardrobe. You can see some of our past fabric batches here . Truth be told, I absolutely love  creating these little collections. Without the pressure of a big seasonal collection launch, these small releases totally get my creative . . .

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How to Sew a Midi Kila Dress

Indiesew.com | How to Sew a Midi Kila Dress

Last week, some gorgeous thick  rib knits  arrived at Indiesew HQ and I knew immediately that they'd be ideal for a fitted fall dress. I've been dreaming of lengthening the  Kila Tank into a midi length dress for some time now and these fabrics were the perfect weight for this design. You see, I had been looking for a rib knit fabric thick enough to smooth over the body, but not so thick that I'd . . .

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Refashioners 2018: Cropped Leather Jacket

Indiesew + Refashioners | Cropped Leather and Ponte Jacket

When  Portia Lawrie asked me to participate in this season of Refashioners , I jumped at the opportunity. I took part last year (you may remember the hilarity of these teal suede pants ) and I had found the entire experience to utterly sew-jo inducing. Scouring thrift stores, searching for inspiration images, and getting to work remaking something drab to fab does amazing things for your psyche. . . .

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