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Selfish Sewing Week Guest Blogger: Lace and Pine

Indiesew Selfish Sewing Week | Lace & Pine

Hi, I’m Sarah and I have a little blog where I share about my sewing creations at Lace & Pine Designs . I am beyond excited to be one of the featured bloggers for this Fall's Selfish Sewing Week! Thank you to Indiesew for allowing me the opportunity! When I first discovered my theme for the week would be Workout clothes, I was a little nervous. Let's be honest, I have 3 young kids and my workouts . . .

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Selfish Sewing Week Guest Blogger: Daisy Faye Designs

Selfish Sewing Week | Daisy Faye Designs

Happy Tuesday, sewing friends! I’m Kim from Daisy Faye Designs  and I’m so excited to be here talking about one of my favorite past times: selfish sewing!   I spend most of my sewing time working on items for my Etsy shop, so I jumped at the chance to HAVE to make something for myself. I still consider myself to be an enthusiastic beginner when it comes to apparel sewing and I always enjoy the . . .

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Selfish Sewing Week is Here! | Fall 2015 Selfish Sewing Week

It’s that time of year again: Selfish Sewing Week is here! We cohost this twice-yearly event with Rachael from  Imagine Gnats  and it never fails to be inspiring and productive.  Those who know their way around a sewing machine often choose (or get wrangled) to sew primarily for others. Your kids, your partner, or your friends often receive your handiwork more than you sew for yourself. Not this . . .

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Selfish Sewing Week Guest Blogger: Thread Riding Hood

Fall 2015 Selfish Sewing Week | Sherri from Thread Riding Hood

Hi! My name is Sherri and I share my sewing creations over on Thread Riding Hood . I'm so pleased to be able to talk about my Selfish Sewing Week project here on Indiesew today. Happy Monday to you! What do you plan to make this week? This Fall, Selfish Sewing Week is divided into themes and Monday's theme is Corporate. I'm happy to say that the Pleated Pencil Skirt I sewed up is a great basic . . .

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Fall Collection Blog Tour Roundup | 2015 Fall Collection Blog Tour Roundup

The 2015 Fall Collection  Blog Tour has officially wrapped up and once again we’ve been delivered a giant dose of autumn wardrobe inspiration. Nine bloggers showed us how they sew and wear the Fall Collection. Every one of them offered a new perspective on these patterns that I hadn’t considered. Let’s take a look.    Lauren | Right Sides Together My fellow Colorado sewing blogger and buddy, . . .

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It's Sew Your Own Swimwear Week! | Sew Your Own Swimwear: An entire week celebrating handmade swimming suits!

Maybe you had high hopes of sewing your own swimsuit this summer. But it’s already August, the weather is beautiful, and your schedule is packed to the gills. You haven't had time to sit down and pick out a sewing pattern or source fabric and supplies. But each time you pull on those threadbare, see-through bathing suit bottoms, you know it’s time for some new swimmers.   I’m here to help. This . . .

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SOTL 2015: The Emily Culottes | Shorts on the Line: Emily Culottes

It’s June and it’s hot, hot, hot. Luckily, it’s also Shorts on the Line  month hosted by Imagine Gnats! All month long, Rachael has been providing shorts sewing inspiration on her blog. Plus she's hosting a good-natured competition over at Kollabora . We’re a prize sponsor (check out the amazing prizes  up for grabs!) and so happy to be involved in this fun event.   I wanted to create something . . .

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Jamie Jeans Sewalong: Mark Your Calendars!

Mark your calendars: The Jamie Jeans Sewalong! |

A few months ago we put a question out to our social media followers . We asked you, "Should we host a sewalong for the Jamie Jeans ?" The answer was basically, "Oh my god, yes please, do it now". I had just finished up sewing the Jamie Jeans for the Spring Collection  and had seen some adorable versions get uploaded to our site. But, I kept hearing again and again that people were curious, but . . .

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