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Plan Your Sewing Projects with the Indiesew Wish List

Indiesew Blog | Plan your sewing projects with the Indiesew Wishlist

Hey Folks, Steve here. Normally I’m working behind the scenes at Indiesew, writing the code and fixing the servers to keep our little piece of the internet running smoothly. But today I’m heading out into the daylight and showing my smiling face on the blog to announce our newest feature: the wish list. A wish list is pretty simple, and you likely have seen these around at various ecommerce . . .

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New Indiesew Designer: Betz White

Indiesew.com | Introducing Betz White Handbags

Today we’re taking a small departure from clothing to talk about something equally as necessary and maybe even more gratifying to sew. Handbags. My first “real” sewing project was a tote bag sewn out of some Ikea fabric that I still love to this day. I learned how to sew boxed corners. And I felt like superwoman. Handbags are generally easier to assemble, with simple pattern pieces and no need to . . .

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How to Use Fusible Interfacing

Indiesew.com Blog | How to Use Fusible Interfacing

As Steve and I have been filling up the Indiesew shop (there are so many cool things coming your way) we’ve been keeping tabs on the sewing techniques that each pattern requires. Luckily, most indie patterns are geared towards beginner and intermediate sewists, so the list of techniques is fairly consistent. We see things like knit bound necklines and using bias tape over and over again...that’s . . .

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New Indiesew Designer: See Kate Sew

Indiesew.com Blog | New Designer: See Kate Sew

Happy Thursday lovely readers! It’s a lovely day in the Indiesew HQ. I’ve been a sewing maniac lately, trying to finish up some last minutes projects before I head to Montana at the end of the month. I'm trying desperately to show you all of our amazing new designers before I leave. It would be a shame to keep these ladies to ourselves until August. Today, I’m over-the-moon excited to introduce . . .

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How We Wear It: Sparrow Top by Liola Patterns

Indiesew.com | How We Wear It: The Sparrow Top by Liola Patterns

It's the seventh of July and I’m not quite sure where the beginning of this summer went. It was sucked into hours of sewing, blog post writing, grilling, and pool partying. The past month has flown by in what feels like five minutes because I’ve been literally been working hard to play hard. Life is so good. And because it’s already July, and in the nineties nearly every day here in Colorado, . . .

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New Indiesew Designer: Liola Patterns

Indiesew.com Blog | Introducing Liola Sewing Patterns

Let’s face it, there are hundreds of independent pattern designers out there. Maybe even thousands if we include children's clothing. Starting a business in this world has been simultaneously fascinating and overwhelming, purely because of the sheer number of ruthless, inspiring entrepreneurs. You all are working so hard at promoting your businesses and for that I give you total props. One such . . .

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Foxglove Favorites and Giveaway Winner

Foxglove by Selvage Designs on Indiesew.com | Favorite Creations and Giveaway

We’re on the tail end of Two Weeks of Foxglove, but that doesn’t mean that the racerback tank madness has to come to an end. Selvage Designs has created such a stellar sewing pattern, and considering that it’s only June, I imagine much Foxglove sewing will continue through the next few months. For those of you that have been waiting to purchase your Foxglove , not to worry. The pattern will . . .

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How We Wear It: Foxglove Tank by Selvage Designs

Indiesew.com Blog | How We Wear It: Foxglove Tank by Selvage Designs

So you’ve bought your Foxglove Tank pattern by Selvage Designs , right? And you followed along with Parts One , Two , and Three of our Sewalong? And now you have a beautiful new racerback tank top for summer?! I bet you’re feeling like an accomplished, stylish sewist. You should, you are! The second week of Two Weeks of Foxglove starts now. And today we’re showing you how we’re styling our . . .

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