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It's time to say goodbye.

Indiesew Closes November 30th, 2019

With a mix of emotions, today we announce the closing of Indiesew effective November 30, 2019, with digital pattern sales ending on November 15th.   Nearly six years since the inception of Indiesew, it’s time to move on and close up shop. Over the years, I’ve seen incredible support from the sewing community, a compassionate and insanely creative group of people that I’ve been proud to serve. We . . .

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How to Style a Wrap Dress for Fall

How to Style a Wrap Dress for Fall | Indiesew.com

Lately, I've been really inspired to experiment with the clothes in my closet. If left to my own somewhat lazy devices I would wear a pair of jeans and a  Kila Tank every single day. But as the weather is turning cooler here in Boulder, I decided to pull some of my less worn items out of the closet and see what outfits I could come up with. This red printed  Highlands Wrap Dress is a piece that I . . .

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Cozy for Fall: Wrapped Cardigan

Indiesew | Cozy for Fall: Wrapped Cardigan Sewing Pattern

For the past few mornings here in Colorado, we've woken up to a significant chill in the air. No longer am I rolling out of bed in a tank top and shorts and making breakfast with the windows open. It's finally time to layer up, and I couldn't be happier about it. Typically for weather like this, I'm reaching for my  Wrapped Cardigan by Seamly. This week, I wanted to show you a different way to . . .

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How to Add a Henley Placket to the Kila Tank

Indiesew.com | How to Add a Henley Placket to the Kila Tank (Or any tee!)

Today, a year after its launch, I have enough separate  Kila Tanks  to wear every day for at least a month. I’ve sewn this tank top in every rib knit fabric that we carry. I’ve cropped this design,  lengthened it into a midi dress   and a mini dress, and sewn it in four different sizes depending on the fit I want. It’s safe to say I am not wanting for any more fitted rib knit tank tops in my . . .

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Introducing More Sizes: Kila Tank

Indiesew.com | New Kila Tank Sizes (0 - 30)

I'm super excited to tell you that the Kila Tank sewing pattern has been revamped with ten new sizes! The Kila Tank was my fourth sewing pattern, launched about a year ago in my original 0 through 18 size chart. But now, it's available in sizes 0 through 30, with two cup sizes to choose from! And to celebrate, the  Kila Tank pattern and all of our  rib knit fabrics are 20% off through Sunday, . . .

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How We Wear It: Frisco

How We Wear It: Frisco Jumpsuit by Threadbear

There's a design that I've been wearing all summer long, multiple times per week, that I haven't been able to tell you about. It's been worn to music festivals, farmers markets, and to the office many times. It is without a doubt, my favorite thing to wear in this current moment. It's, of course, the  Frisco Jumpsuit and Tank by Threadbear. Leslie has been working on this design for many months, . . .

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How to Turn Fabric Tubes the Easy Way

Indiesew Tutorials | How to Turn Small Fabric Tubes the Easy Way

This summer, I've been turning a lot of itsy-bitsy little fabric tubes right side out. I sewed this  Ogden Cami slip dress and the  silk Ogden Cami you see in this post. And I quickly started to get  really frustrated with the process of trying to shove a long strip of fabric through a 3/8" opening. If you've been there, you know. My methods for turning tubes of fabric have run the gamut. In the . . .

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How to Mashup the Birkin Flares and Ginger Jeans

Indiesew.com | How to Mashup the Birkin Flares and Ginger Jeans

Once, many years ago, I owned a single pair of painted-on true black skinny jeans that I wore constantly. I think they came from a fashion subscription box, long before I was sewing most of my own clothes, and were a brand I had never heard of.  I’ve been dreaming about recreating them ever since they completely wore out, except this time with a super high rise. So, when  Blackbird Fabrics had a . . .

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