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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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Jacket-Weight Fabric Sale! | Jacket Weight Fabric Sale

Exciting news! Next month we'll be hosting a Lonetree Jacket and Vest  sewalong! So that you can prepare, we're having a fabric sale. All jacket-weight fabrics are 25% off until February 5 with coupon code SPRINGJACKET . Our  Lonetree Kits ,  twill ,  broadcloth , and  stretch corduroy  fabrics are all marked down! This doesn't happen often, so grab your yardage while it's still available. Please . . .

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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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January 2017 Creations Prize Package + Announcing the December Winner

Indiesew Giveaway | Creations Contest

It's 2017 and our Monthly Creations Giveaway  continues! In December, forty-one creations were added to Indiesew. It's such a blast to see what you're all sewing, what fabrics you're currently digging, and to read your feedback on the patterns you used. Just like we do every month, we picked one random creation to win eight yards (nearly $100 worth!) of Indiesew fabric. The winning creation . . .

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How We Wear It: Aimee's Birkin Flares

How We Wear It | Aimee's Birkin Flares DIY Jeans

Can you ever have too many pairs of jeans? When I was a teenager, I remember telling my mom multiple times of my desire to have a different pair to wear every day of the year. I’ve always loved the different styles and washes, the way a well-loved pair softens over time, and how good it feels when you find a pair that fits your waist, hips, and thighs. The Birkin Flares  by Baste + Gather had . . .

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Jeans Month Kickoff: Denim Chi-Town Chinos

Indiesew Jeans Month | Denim Chi-Town Chinos

Did you hear the big news? January is Jeans Month here at Indiesew! All month long we will be bringing you lots of handmade jeans inspiration including tutorials, kits, style posts, and a video workshop to replicate your favorite ready-to-wear jeans. Plus, we’ve already added four new denim fabrics  to the shop! Today we’re kicking off the festivities with a style post for my latest sewing . . .

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Indiesew's 10 Most Popular Patterns in 2016

Indiesew | Top 10 Bestselling Indie Sewing Patterns

Whew. 2016, you took us for a ride. For Indiesew it was a wonderful and challenging-in-the-best-way-possible ride. This past year we added over 75 indie sewing patterns to the shop and welcomed many new designers to our team. We teamed up with Seamly  to offer four new sewing patterns, and then I decided to design one of my own, the Lonetree Jacket . In 2016 we expanded our online fabric store . . .

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