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2017 Fall/Winter Collection: Blog Tour Roundup

Indiesew.com | 2017 Fall/Winter Collection Blog Tour

The  2017 Fall/Winter Collection launched just ten days ago and it's been so inspiring to see what you all are sewing from it already! I've seen multiple finished  Coram and  Matcha Tops and I love that you're all finding the  Carrie Cardigan a super fast and satisfying sew. Over the past ten days seven sewing bloggers shared their versions of the 2017 Fall/Winter Collection. Three of the . . .

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Introducing the 2017 Fall/Winter Collection

Indiesew 2017 Fall/Winter Collection

Finally (finally!) the  2017 Fall/Winter Collection has arrived! This one spent a long time in the planning stages, folks. It was one of those projects where the details didn't pull together until the end. But the day I received these photos back from the photographer? Yeah, I knew that this pattern bundle and complementary fabrics were some of our best yet. The 2017 Fall/Winter Collection . . .

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October 2017 Creations Giveaway + Announcing the Aug/Sept Winner

October 2017 Creations Giveaway | Indiesew Blog

In just five short days, the 2017 Fall/Winter Pattern and Fabric Collection will launch! This one has been in the planning stages far longer than any collection we've launched. Honestly, at times I felt like it might never come together. I struggled to choose complementary patterns while simultaneously working on my own design. But finally, just five days before you get to see it, I feel at peace . . .

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Grainline Studio patterns now available in digital format!

Indiesew.com | Grainline Studio Sewing Patterns Now Available in Digital Format!

Today is a big day, folks. If you sew your own clothes, you know Grainline Studio. Jen Beeman created her sewing pattern brand in 2011, when the indie sewing world was in its infancy. She was one of the first on the scene creating digital sewing patterns for the home sewist. Now six years later, she has an extensive sewing pattern lineup and a loyal following. We've always been a big fan of Jen . . .

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How We Wear It: Driftless Cardigan

How We Wear It | Driftless Cardigan by Grainline Studio

It's officially Cardigan Week and we've just added a new design to the shop just for the occasion! The Driftless Cardigan  by Grainline Studio is now in the cardigan lineup  and is 20% off with coupon code CARDIGAN until 10 p.m. on Friday, September 22. I whipped up my Driftless last week in our 2x2 Heather Grey Ribbed Knit  and I have not taken it off since. This grandpa style cardigan goes with . . .

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Cardigan Week Starts Now!

Indiesew | 2017 Cardigan Week

Our annual cardigan celebration returns! For the third year in a row, we're taking a full week to show our appreciation for the often-overlooked outer layer: the cardigan. Cardigan Week offers a full seven days of savings and sewing inspiration!   Cardigan Sewing Patterns We currently have 14 cardigan  and blazer  sewing patterns in the shop and we're hoping to add a few more before Cardigan Week . . .

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Refashioners 2017: Teal Suede Sailor Pants

Indiesew.com | Refashioners 2017 Challenge

I'm equal parts honored and giddy to be participating in this year's Refashioners challenge . If you don't follow Portia Lawrie , you need to start now. She's created this amazing annual event that inspires those of us that sew to look at tired, thrifted clothing in a whole new light. This year's theme is suits. The challenge is simply to take an old, two-piece suit and make it into a new . . .

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August/September 2017 Creations Prize Package + Announcing the July Winner

Indiesew | August/September Creations Giveaway

As summer winds down, we can tell that fall wardrobe planning is picking up! Once the kids are back in school or a routine once again finds its way into your life, planning your next sewing projects is a fun way to embrace the seasonal change. Yes summer is leaving, but we get to start sewing cozy cardigans, sweatshirts, and jeans! But we'll talk more about fall sewing below. First, let's see who . . .

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