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How to Sew the Kila Tank (Video Tutorial)

Indiesew.com Video Tutorial | How to Sew the Kila Tank

As promised, today we're showing you the step-by-step process of sewing the  Kila Tank in video format! See how quick and easy it is to sew this basic design.  In the video, we mention using a product called  Heat N Bond Soft Stretch (Lite/Sewable Version) . For two tank tops, you'll likely use a full roll, but it is worth every penny. In my experience, I've achieved a much neater result using . . .

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How to Sew an Archer Shirt Dress

Indiesew Tutorial | How to Sew an Archer Shirt Dress with Drawstring Waist

When I shared  this Archer Shirt Dress on the blog a few weeks ago, we got lots of requests for a tutorial on how to achieve the same look. So on this last day of Shirt Month , we’ve got it ready for you! Here’s how to sew an Archer Shirt Dress with a drawstring waist.   Lengthen the Archer First, you’ll need to modify your pattern pieces to add length to the Archer Button Up . I added an extra . . .

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How to Sew the Matcha Top Collar

Indiesew.com | How to Sew the Matcha Top Collar

Since we launched the  2017 Fall/Winter Collection  it's clear that the  Matcha Top is a crowd favorite. This boxy design by Sew Liberated has a flattering gathered neckline with a mandarin-inspired collar. The collar is designed to lay flat against the neckline and really highlights your collar bone and frames your face. It's a lovely detail we haven't seen in other designs. And because the . . .

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How to Distress Your Jeans

Indiesew Tutorials | How to Distress Jeans

For the past few weeks I've been playing with water-to-bleach ratios and sandpaper. I've been hoarding my boyfriend's Dremel tool and purposely cutting holes into my jeans, all in the name of research. Today, we're launching a new segment of the Sew Your Favorite Jeans Workshop ! The Distressing Your Jeans segment has five parts with very detailed instructions on how to achieve a more worn-in . . .

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The Sew Your Favorite Jeans Workshop is here!

Indiesew.com | 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 Attach Jeans Buttons and Rivets

Indiesew Tutorials | How to Install Jeans Buttons and Rivets

We often get questions about how to attach the jeans buttons and metal rivets that come in our DIY Jeans Hardware Kits . In the process of filming our Sew Your Favorite Jeans Class (coming very soon!), we decided to record a short how-to video for jeans hardware! Enjoy! In this video, we use the following equipment: DIY Jeans Hardware Kit A steel jeweler's bench A hammer Sharp pointed thread . . .

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How to Make a Fringe Scarf

DIY Fringe Scarf | Indiesew Blog

If you’re brand new to sewing, in a sewing rut, or waiting on your serger in the repair shop, we have the perfect project for you! This tutorial is probably the easiest and quickest one we’ve shared on the Indiesew blog (check out all of our tutorials here ). And, for me, it’s the most satisfying. You see, in the winter, I wear scarves all the time. I don't knit, so I’m always dreaming up new . . .

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How to Sew Knit Bindings (With Less Bulk!)

How to Sew Knit Bindings (With Less Bulk!) | Indiesew Blog

Do you own a store-bought top with neckline or armhole bindings? Take a closer look. Aren’t the bindings pretty, so perfectly stitched down? If you’ve ever applied your own knit bindings you’re likely aware how difficult it is to achieve that same level of finish. Bindings are bulky, fiddly, and just plain tough to sew neatly. This is the reason why many knit garments feature knit bands  over . . .

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