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How to Style a Wrap Dress for Fall

How to Style a Wrap Dress for Fall | Indiesew.com

Lately, I've been really inspired to experiment with the clothes in my closet. If left to my own somewhat lazy devices I would wear a pair of jeans and a  Kila Tank every single day. But as the weather is turning cooler here in Boulder, I decided to pull some of my less worn items out of the closet and see what outfits I could come up with. This red printed  Highlands Wrap Dress is a piece that I . . .

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Cozy for Fall: Wrapped Cardigan

Indiesew | Cozy for Fall: Wrapped Cardigan Sewing Pattern

For the past few mornings here in Colorado, we've woken up to a significant chill in the air. No longer am I rolling out of bed in a tank top and shorts and making breakfast with the windows open. It's finally time to layer up, and I couldn't be happier about it. Typically for weather like this, I'm reaching for my  Wrapped Cardigan by Seamly. This week, I wanted to show you a different way to . . .

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How to Add a Henley Placket to the Kila Tank

Indiesew.com | How to Add a Henley Placket to the Kila Tank (Or any tee!)

Today, a year after its launch, I have enough separate  Kila Tanks  to wear every day for at least a month. I’ve sewn this tank top in every rib knit fabric that we carry. I’ve cropped this design,  lengthened it into a midi dress   and a mini dress, and sewn it in four different sizes depending on the fit I want. It’s safe to say I am not wanting for any more fitted rib knit tank tops in my . . .

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Megan's Kila Tank

Indiesew.com | Megan's Kila Tank

I could not be more thrilled to help Allie out with the launch of the new size range for her Allie Olson pattern line ! I first talked to Allie about this over the winter, and I know she has been working hard since then to get all the details right on the launch of her new and improved sizing . I've always been drawn to the styles of the Allie Olson patterns. They are practical designs that are . . .

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Introducing More Sizes: Kila Tank

Indiesew.com | New Kila Tank Sizes (0 - 30)

I'm super excited to tell you that the Kila Tank sewing pattern has been revamped with ten new sizes! The Kila Tank was my fourth sewing pattern, launched about a year ago in my original 0 through 18 size chart. But now, it's available in sizes 0 through 30, with two cup sizes to choose from! And to celebrate, the  Kila Tank pattern and all of our  rib knit fabrics are 20% off through Sunday, . . .

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How We Wear It: Frisco

How We Wear It: Frisco Jumpsuit by Threadbear

There's a design that I've been wearing all summer long, multiple times per week, that I haven't been able to tell you about. It's been worn to music festivals, farmers markets, and to the office many times. It is without a doubt, my favorite thing to wear in this current moment. It's, of course, the  Frisco Jumpsuit and Tank by Threadbear. Leslie has been working on this design for many months, . . .

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How to Turn Fabric Tubes the Easy Way

Indiesew Tutorials | How to Turn Small Fabric Tubes the Easy Way

This summer, I've been turning a lot of itsy-bitsy little fabric tubes right side out. I sewed this  Ogden Cami slip dress and the  silk Ogden Cami you see in this post. And I quickly started to get  really frustrated with the process of trying to shove a long strip of fabric through a 3/8" opening. If you've been there, you know. My methods for turning tubes of fabric have run the gamut. In the . . .

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How to Mashup the Birkin Flares and Ginger Jeans

Indiesew.com | How to Mashup the Birkin Flares and Ginger Jeans

Once, many years ago, I owned a single pair of painted-on true black skinny jeans that I wore constantly. I think they came from a fashion subscription box, long before I was sewing most of my own clothes, and were a brand I had never heard of.  I’ve been dreaming about recreating them ever since they completely wore out, except this time with a super high rise. So, when  Blackbird Fabrics had a . . .

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