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Winter Collection Blog Tour Roundup

Indiesew Winter Collection | Blog Tour Roundup

Cover photo credit: Jamie Hudson Nearly two weeks ago we launched our second pattern bundle ever. In that time period we also introduced three new designers to the Indiesew shop and created an entirely new product you’ll be seeing very soon! It’s been a total whirlwind and the response to the 2015 Winter Collection has simply been icing on the cake. During the past two weeks we’ve also seen six . . .

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How To Gather Knits: Elastic Method

How to Gather Knits: Elastic Method | Indiesew Sewing Tutorials

I’ve had today’s tutorial stored away in the back of my brain for months now. Since June, I’ve sewn my fair share of knit items with gathered waists including this Penelope Peplum and this sleeveless Out and About Dress . With the launch of the Winter Collection last week it seems only appropriate to finally show you my favorite method for gathering knits. In my opinion, this is by far the . . .

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The Pleated Pencil Skirt: Inside and Out

The Pleated Pencil Skirt by Delia Creates | Indiesew Winter Collection

The Arctic Blast has arrived here in the US and I’m more than happy to be snuggled up in the Indiesew HQ blogging, sewing and taking photos. I’m totally giddy about today's post, in part because I’m so incredibly proud of something I sewed, but also because the world needs to know more about the Pleated Pencil Skirt by Delia Creates. This longtime blogger and brand new designer made the online . . .

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Introducing the 2015 Winter Collection

Introducing the 2015 Indiesew Winter Collection | Indiesew.com

As we prepare to plunge into bone-chilling weather here in the US, it seems utterly appropriate that this be the day we launch the Indiesew Winter Collection. It seems only fitting that as I sit typing this, wearing my maxi Out and About Dress , sipping my hot tea, and curled up under my favorite blanket that we get to unveil what I've been hinting at for weeks. It is so officially winter here. . . .

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How We Wear It: The Cowl Neck Top by So Sew Easy

How We Wear It | Cowl Neck Top Sewing Pattern by So Sew Easy

Today’s style post is brought to you by Steve’s darling wife, Amanda . She’s dipped her toe into sewing recently and I’m shocked by how quickly she’s caught on! Not to mention the little lady started sewing with knits, her first project being a near perfect Union St Tee. That’s pure bravery, I tell you. A few weeks ago, Amanda and I took a trip to the fabric store to get supplies to sew up the . . .

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Ballard Creation Roundup

Ballard Sewing Pattern by Straight Stitch Designs | Creation Roundup on Indiesew.com

As our two weeks of Ballard fun come to a close this weekend, it seems only appropriate to roundup all of the awesome Ballard creations that have been uploaded to the site. There's so much sewing inspiration, in fact, that we can't feature them all! So let's take a look at some of our favorite creations of this awesome sewing pattern we've seen thus far. If you're just now tuning in, you have a . . .

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How We Wear It: The Ballard by Straight Stitch Designs

How We Wear It: The Ballard by Straight Stitch Designs | Indiesew.com Blog

Today's style post is, without a doubt, my favorite style post we've created to date. I can't pinpoint exactly why, but the combination of this awesome split back top, a cute little pilates model, and fall photography has me, quite frankly, freaking out about it all. Today I get to show you how we wear the Ballard Top by Straight Stitch Designs. But first can we talk a bit about this Indiesew . . .

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Ballard Sewalong: Part 4

Ballard Sewalong: Part 4 | Indiesew.com Blog

Need to catch up? Ballard Sewalong Part I: Preparing to Sew Ballard Sewalong Part II: Front and Back Bodice Ballard Sewalong Part III: Shoulders, Armscyes, and Side Seams Today’s the final day, folks. After today’s post you’ll have a fully completed Ballard top ! Today’s steps are all about the finishing details, and this pattern is definitely not lacking them. Kimberly, the designer, has . . .

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