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How We Wear It: Archer Shirt | 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 to Sew a Midi Kila Dress | How to Sew a Midi Kila Dress

Last week, some gorgeous thick  rib knits  arrived at Indiesew HQ and I knew immediately that they'd be ideal for a fitted fall dress. I've been dreaming of lengthening the  Kila Tank into a midi length dress for some time now and these fabrics were the perfect weight for this design. You see, I had been looking for a rib knit fabric thick enough to smooth over the body, but not so thick that I'd . . .

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How to Sew a Lonetree Rain Jacket | How to Sew a Lonetree Rain Jacket

Last week  we showed you how we wear our Lonetree Rain Jacket. This week we're showing you how to sew it! This project is a pattern hack on my  Lonetree Jacket sewing pattern and is one of my most-worn makes.  The modifications for this project are not complex. I made no changes to the general fit of the jacket. Below are the changes I made that I'll lead you through below: Underlined the bodices . . .

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Pattern Spotlight: The Sheath Dress by The Avid Seamstress

Pattern Spotlight: Sheath Dress by The Avid Seamstress

We're starting a new YouTube series this week called Pattern Spotlight! This series will take a quick one minute look at a sewing pattern in the Indiesew shop. You'll get to see the features of the design up close as well as it modeled on a human body. This week we're highlighting the Sheath Dress by The Avid Seamstress , a pattern we offer in both digital and paper format! Take a look and let us . . .

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How to Sew the Minttu All-In-One Facing | How to Sew the Minttu Top All-In-One Facing

Since we launched the 2017 Spring/Summer Collection  we've had a few questions about the all-in-one facing on the Minttu Top  sewing pattern by Named Clothing. You see, if you've never sewn one before, the process is not at all intuitive. To make matters worse, it's really difficult to illustrate this technique in a drawing. So, we listened to your requests and we've put together a video tutorial . . .

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How to Sew a Highlands Wrap Blouse with Bell Sleeves


When I was hashing out the Highlands Wrap Dress  design with my patternmaker Dawn, I sewed up four quick blouse-length muslins. It was an easy way to test the changing fit of the bodice without wasting yards of fabric sewing the maxi-length dress. After staring at all those blouse-length muslins, Dawn and I both agreed that a Highlands Wrap Blouse was in order for both of us. And thus, this is . . .

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Lonetree Sewalong Starts February 20th! | Lonetree Jacket Sewalong Starts Feb 20th!

The Lonetree Jacket sewn above was sewn by Sara of The Sara Project . Now that the days are slowly getting a bit longer, I’m getting motivated to start working on my spring handmade wardrobe. This winter I’ve filled some major gaps with jeans and cozy button-up shirts, but I’m seriously lacking transitional, seasonal wear. I need more items I can layer, and a lightweight spring Lonetree Jacket . . .

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The Sew Your Favorite Jeans Workshop is here! | Sew Your Favorite Jeans Workshop

It’s been many, many hours in the making but we’re so excited to launch our newest project! The Sew Your Favorite Jeans Workshop  is now available and it’s on sale! For the next two weeks get the workshop for $49, more than 15% off the normal price of $59. Maybe you’re wondering what this workshop is all about? Well, first watch this: The Sew Your Favorite Jeans Workshop will help you bring your . . .

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