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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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How to Sew a Simple Poncho

Indiesew Tutorials | DIY Poncho

There are few things that feel cozier than wrapping a blanket around yourself. What I wouldn’t give to go through my day running errands or having a cup of coffee with friends while wrapped tightly in my favorite throw. Unfortunately, there are also few things that will cause people to wonder about your mental well being, and wandering in public wrapped in a blanket is one of them. This is where . . .

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Lonetree Fit and Fabric Selection

Lonetree Jacket Fit and Fabric Selection |

I want to extend one huge heartfelt thank you for your enthusiasm around the 2016 Fall/Winter Collection  and my first solo design, the Lonetree Jacket and Vest . It’s a bit terrifying to release a design that is a full reflection of your own personal style. It’s scary writing and illustrating a pattern the way I would like to use it, hoping that it meets your standards. If it doesn’t, don’t . . .

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