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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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Pattern Comparison: Lander and Persephone Shorts

Indiesew Pattern Comparison | Lander and Persephone Shorts

We've received so much great feedback on our last pattern comparison blog post , that we've decided to make this a more regular blog series! This week, we're comparing the  Lander and  Persephone shorts sewn in two Indiesew fabrics. I really like sewing two comparable patterns when I'm considering a certain silhouette. The process of sewing two similar patterns is something I encourage all . . .

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How We Wear It: Color Blocked Linen Willow Tank

How We Wear It: Color Blocked Linen Willow Tank | Indiesew.com

Can we talk about linen for a second? I've experimented with this natural-fiber fabric here and there, but not ever with any great conviction. For years, my warm weather go-to fabric was  rayon challis because it drapes well and has a soft hand. But last week I decided to sew up a color blocked  Willow Tank and my opinion on linen took a 180-degree turn. Turns out, linen is an incredibly . . .

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Great Tank Bonanza: Pony Tank

Indiesew.com | 2018 Great Tank Bonanza

The Great Tank Bonanza has returned! Every year we set aside an entire week to celebrate  sleeveless tops for a few reasons:  Tank tops are typically beginner-friendly sewing patterns with no sleeves to set in and quick sewing time. Tank tops are stash busting projects that typically require less than 1.5 yards of fabric. Typically, you'll have fabric on-hand that will work for a tank top . . .

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Pattern Comparison: Nettie and Rowan Bodysuits

Indiesew.com | Pattern Comparison: Nettie and Rowan Bodysuits

I'm a recent bodysuit convert, a garment I had never given a chance until a few weeks ago. Bodysuits (basically adult onesies, right?) are amazing for so many reasons: you don't have to worry about your shirt riding up your torso and coming untucked. Bodysuits complement high-waisted bottoms perfectly because they lay nice and smooth under the waistband. And they're comfortable because everything . . .

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How We Wear It: Silk Coram Dress with Elastic Waist

How We Wear It: Coram Dress |Indiesew Blog

Today marks the last day of our  Coram Week celebration! We had four sewing bloggers show us their interpretation of the  Coram Top and Dress sewing pattern and I'm now thoroughly inspired to sew a few more versions! You can see each of their posts here: Wednesday, May 30: Teresa //  Dandelion Drift Thursday, May 31: Kristi //  sweetkm Friday, June 1: Dani //  Sewing & Cocktails Saturday,  June . . .

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How We Wear It: Lane Raglan Midi Dress

Indiesew.com | How We Wear It: Lane Raglan Midi Dress

When I need a quick palette-cleanser sewing project, I tend to reach for the same few sewing patterns. One of those is the  Lane Raglan , which also happens to be one of our all-time bestselling patterns . This spring, after sewing  so many Moto Sweatshirts , I set to work on a project that I knew would bring me a bit of instant gratification. And it was one that has been on my mind for a few . . .

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How We Wear It: Lonetree Rain Jacket

Indiesew.com | How We Wear It: Lonetree Rain Jacket

Last fall, in anticipation for my Thanksgiving trip to Portland, I sewed a Lonetree Rain Jacket (modified from the Lonetree Jacket sewing pattern ). As I documented my process in those short 15-second  Instagram story bursts, a tutorial on the process was requested over and over. I promised to deliver, but had as time passed lot of other conflicting ideas on how to approach this arose for me. In . . .

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