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How We Wear It: Fulton Sweater Blazer

Indiesew Style Post | Fulton Sweater Blazer by Alina Design Co

I have been excited (and a little impatient) to add the  Fulton Sweater Blazer to the Indiesew Pattern Shop . This stretch blazer design by Alina Design Co. is modern, beautifully cut, and so on-trend.  But I wanted to wait to add this pattern until we launched Winter Knits Week . Yesterday, we launched several new  ponte fabrics (perfect for this design) and I finally get to show off my Fulton! . . .

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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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How We Wear It: Archer Shirt

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

Today's style post is firmly rooted in basics (nothing at all fancy here), but it's a silhouette I find myself reaching for constantly once the weather cools down. Every fall, I sew at least one button-up shirt. I have narrow shoulders, and set-in sleeves paired with collars tend to balance out my proportions. I find them comfortable to wear and they elevate an outfit to a notch above a casual . . .

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How We Wear It: Linen Alder Shirt

Indiesew.com | How We Wear It: Striped Linen Alder Shirt

I have a deep reverence for the button-down shirt (as evidenced by Shirt Month , my Archer Shirt Dress , and the various Willamettes , Cheyennes , and  Archers currently hanging in my closet). Despite the fact that collars, in my opinion, have absolutely no practical function in modern day society, they certainly are visually appealing. For someone with a smaller upper body, I like the way . . .

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Kila Tank on Varied Bodies Types

Indiesew.com | Kila Tank on Varied Body Types

Earlier this week we launched the  Kila Tank sewing pattern! This basic design is a  fitted rib knit tank top with a slight racerback cut and a deep scoop neckline. After we shot the Kila Tank on our model Danie , I felt it was necessary to show the tank top on a few more varied body types. I know how important it is to know what strap coverage looks like on tank tops. You need to see how the . . .

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