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Fabric Batch #014: Fireside

Indiesew Fabric Batch #014: Fireside

UPDATE: The Fireside fabric batch is now sold out. We will try to restock! 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 . . .

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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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