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Patti Pocket Skirt Blog Tour

Indiesew.com | Patti Pocket Skirt Blog Tour

I'm super excited to be the next stop on the  Patti Pocket Skirt Blog Tour ! If you don't know, the  Patti Pocket Skirt was Amy Nicole Studio's debut sewing pattern! It's a high-waisted  pleated skirt with deep front pockets, a high waist, hem facings, and a side seam zipper. There are two views: a short mini skirt and a midi length option you see here. This sample was sewn by  Teri Dodds in our . . .

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How We Wear It: Cropped Roscoe Blouse

Indiesew.com | How We Wear It: Cropped Roscoe Blouse by True Bias

March is Roscoe Month over at  True Bias ! For the last few weeks Kelli, the designer of True Bias sewing patterns , has been showing different versions of the  Roscoe Blouse . Seeing each of them has provided just the motivation I needed to sew the version I've had sitting in my brain for over a year now. I've been sewing and wearing high-waisted jeans for awhile, but my selection of . . .

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How We Wear It: Willamette Shirt by Hey June

Indiesew Style Post | How We Wear the Willamette Shirt by Hey June

My second  Shirt Month make is finished! The  Willamette Shirt by Hey June turned out to be a surprisingly quick and easy sew and I couldn't be happier with how it turned out. So, what makes this pattern such a breeze? Well, there's no collar stand. The collar is sewn right into the neckline curve. Front facings create a clean finish, with no fiddly blind topstitching required. Because the design . . .

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How We Wear It: Archer Shirt Dress

Indiesew.com | How We Wear It: Archer Shirt Dress

I present to you, the shirt dress I’ve been wearing nonstop for four days straight. This is my first completed garment for Shirt Month : an  Archer Button Up by Grainline Studio that I’ve lengthened and added a drawstring waist.  After I finished the dress last week, I thought about writing a combination style/tutorial blog post, but decided against it for two reasons: 1. I was too excited to . . .

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How We Wear It: Lander Pant

Indiesew | How We Wear It: Lander Pant

If you’ve been following along with our  Instagram stories, then you know how much I love the  Lander Pant sewing pattern by True Bias. I’ve been coveting the  Kamm Pants for years, but haven’t been able to swallow the $400 price tag. When Kelli released this high-waisted, button fly design, I was immediately sold.     When I say I love these pants, what I’m really saying is that I find it hard . . .

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How We Wear It: Driftless Cardigan

How We Wear It | Driftless Cardigan by Grainline Studio

It's officially Cardigan Week and we've just added a new design to the shop just for the occasion! The Driftless Cardigan  by Grainline Studio is now in the cardigan lineup  and is 20% off with coupon code CARDIGAN until 10 p.m. on Friday, September 22. I whipped up my Driftless last week in our 2x2 Heather Grey Ribbed Knit  and I have not taken it off since. This grandpa style cardigan goes with . . .

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Refashioners 2017: Teal Suede Sailor Pants

Indiesew.com | Refashioners 2017 Challenge

I'm equal parts honored and giddy to be participating in this year's Refashioners challenge . If you don't follow Portia Lawrie , you need to start now. She's created this amazing annual event that inspires those of us that sew to look at tired, thrifted clothing in a whole new light. This year's theme is suits. The challenge is simply to take an old, two-piece suit and make it into a new . . .

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Pattern Comparison: Lakeside and Reef Pajamas

Indiesew.com | Handmade Pajama Sets Comparison Post

I have a confession to make. I've never sewn myself a pair of pajamas. Despite the countless cozy chic loungewear sewing patterns  on the market, my sleepwear is pilling t-shirts and my boyfriend's hand-me-down sweatpants. This summer it was even more apparent that I didn't have any hot weather pajamas. When the temperatures soared to 100 degrees in the daytime here in Colorado, it was only . . .

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