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Pattern Comparison: Ash and Liana Stretch Jeans

Indiesew Pattern Comparison: Ash vs Liana Stretch Jeans

We're back with another Pattern Comparison post! This one has been often asked for over the past few months. Today we're comparing jeans : a subject of much analysis and debate in the sewing world.  And we get it, sewing jeans requires a major time commitment. Bodies come in many different shapes and it can be hard to decipher which design will give your curves the best fit. Most people aren't . . .

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Indiesew x Dan Lehman: Blog Tour Roundup

Indiesew x Dan Lehman Collaboration | Blog Tour Roundup

It's been three weeks since we launched  our collaboration with  Dan Lehman and  Spoonflower and it's been so fun to see the response from the sewing community! The response to this custom-printed fabric adorned with carnivorous plants has been super exciting. This novelty print is certainly outside of our typical offering, but we've seen the print resonate with scientists, botanists, and . . .

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Matilda Dress in Fool's Paradise Cotton Poplin

Indiesew x Dan Lehman Collab | Matilda Dress by Megan Nielsen

Today is the last day of our four-part Fool's Paradise series! For the past few weeks, we've looked up-close one of the four garments we sewed for  our collaboration with  Dan Lehman and Spoonflower . See our other three garment posts here: Rachael Playsuit in Dark Poly Crepe Kalle Shirt in Light Cotton Poplin Joy Jacket with Light Poly Crepe Lining Today, it's all about  Matilda by Megan . . .

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Joy Jacket with Fool's Paradise Poly Crepe Lining

Indiesew.com | Joy Jacket Sewing Pattern with Fool's Paradise LIning

Today we get to showcase my favorite piece from the Fool's Paradise photoshoot: the Joy Jacket by Chalk and Notch ! I knew that sewing a fun contrast lining using the  Fool's Paradise Light Poly Crepe would appeal to those who are a little more print wary. What I didn't expect was that this would quickly become my favorite thing to wear this fall. It's that good. If you're just tuning in, check . . .

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Kalle Shirt in Fool's Paradise Cotton Poplin

Indiesew.com | Kalle Shirt in Fool's Paradise Fabric

The  Kalle Shirt and Shirtdress sewing pattern has long been a favorite in the sewing community. This button-up design with cuffed kimono-style sleeve is on-trend and easy to wear. When we were choosing designs for our Fool's Paradise fabrics , I knew that Kalle (view A) would look incredible in the structured Light Cotton Poplin . This fabric is light, yet crisp, and can be transformed in the . . .

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Rachael Playsuit in Fool's Paradise Poly Crepe

Indiesew.com | Rachael Playsuit in Fool's Paradise Poly Crepe

It's been a big week here at Indiesew! On Tuesday we launched our collaboration with  Dan Lehman and Spoonflower . Four exclusive new fabrics hit the shop with a carnivorous plant motif. That's right folks, we printed insect-eating plants on fabric. It's so dang good. Check out  Spoonflower's Insider Look to learn more about how Dan and I met and how this print evolved. For the next few weeks, . . .

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Introducing the Indiesew x Dan Lehman Collaboration!

Indiesew | Dan Lehman x Spoonflower Collaboration

Today is a special day at Indiesew, as we launch a new-to-us type of partnership! For the past several months we've been working behind the scenes on a big collaboration with Boulder-based artist, Dan Lehman , and the on-demand, custom printing company Spoonflower . This collaboration is a departure from our normal offering. It's unique in every sense of the word. But when Dan told me he wanted . . .

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Top Five Cozy Pullover Sewing Patterns for Fall

This week in Colorado we abruptly transitioned from a very hot summer to winter weather in the span of about 24 hours. As snow fell from the sky yesterday morning, I realized that it's time to pull out the cozy  knit pullovers and work them into my wardrobe once again. As I pulled on my  Toaster Sweater #1 (seen above) this morning, I realized that we've never done a roundup post of our favorite . . .

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