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The New Year is creeping every closer! In fact, in just three days, we'll be firmly planted in 2015 with lofty goals to make this one the best year yet. Maybe this is the year you downsize your fabric stash or learn to sew a blind hem. Maybe you're ready to explore your personal style and start sewing your own clothing. If the idea of sewing everything you wear bounces around inside your head . . .

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A Handmade Holiday: Senna Tote + Giveaway!

A Handmade Holiday: Senna Tote |

I’ve had my eye on a certain tote pattern for quite some time now. When I first heard about the Senna Tote designed by LBG Studio for Willow & Co., I knew I needed it. Before the hundreds of Senna creations started appearing on sewing blogs everywhere, I was certain that this sewing pattern was destined for my cutting table. When I laid eyes on Caroline’s Senna Tote in person, I actually had to . . .

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A Handmade Holiday: Envelope Clutch + Giveaway!

Indiesew Handmade Holiday | The Envelope Clutch Sewing Pattern by Noodlehead

We’re just a mere ten days away from Christmas, and if you haven’t started sewing your handmade gifts ( me), fret not! There’s still ample time to make something totally impressive for your favorite people. Today is a special Handmade Holiday giveaway, because the pattern we’re featuring and its designer are brand new to the Indiesew shop! Yessiree, Noodlehead’s awesome accessories . . .

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A Handmade Holiday: The Retro Rucksack + Giveaway!


We know how good it feels to give and receive handmade gifts. So much sentimental value is wrapped up in something you made especially for someone you love. So much so, that both the gift giver and receiver can’t help but feel like they just won the damn lottery. It's true. So we’re starting a new series today, folks. With 23 days until Christmas, we’re launching A Handmade Holiday right here on . . .

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The Year of Free Sewing Patterns Giveaway

The Year of Free Sewing Patterns Giveaway |

Update: This giveaway has now ended. The next Year of Free Sewing Patterns giveaway will take place in October 2015. Stay tuned!  Do you ever wonder just how long it would take to transition your closet and drawers to a 100% handmade wardrobe? Would you be able to weed out your paper thin t-shirts made overseas and replace them with the home-sewn variety in a matter of months? Could you replace . . .

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Foxglove Favorites and Giveaway Winner

Foxglove by Selvage Designs on | Favorite Creations and Giveaway

We’re on the tail end of Two Weeks of Foxglove, but that doesn’t mean that the racerback tank madness has to come to an end. Selvage Designs has created such a stellar sewing pattern, and considering that it’s only June, I imagine much Foxglove sewing will continue through the next few months. For those of you that have been waiting to purchase your Foxglove , not to worry. The pattern will . . .

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How We Wear It: Foxglove Tank by Selvage Designs Blog | How We Wear It: Foxglove Tank by Selvage Designs

So you’ve bought your Foxglove Tank pattern by Selvage Designs , right? And you followed along with Parts One , Two , and Three of our Sewalong? And now you have a beautiful new racerback tank top for summer?! I bet you’re feeling like an accomplished, stylish sewist. You should, you are! The second week of Two Weeks of Foxglove starts now. And today we’re showing you how we’re styling our . . .

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