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Moto Sweatshirt Sewalong Pt 1: Gather Your Supplies

Indiesew.com | Moto Sweatshirt Sewalong Part 1: Gather Your Supplies

Today marks the beginning of the Moto Sweatshirt Sewalong! This eight-part blog series is a step-by-step tutorial for sewing the Moto Sweatshirt by Seamly . Each post will contain images for each sewing step along with helpful tips and tricks for getting the best result. Here's the sewalong schedule: April 23: Gathering your Supplies April 24: Cutting the Pattern and Fabric April 25: Sewing the . . .

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Moto Sweatshirt Sewalong Starts April 23!

Moto Sweatshirt Sewalong | Indiesew Sewing Tutorials

Good news! The Moto Sweatshirt , the most popular pattern in the  2018 Seamly Spring Collection , will now have a complete photographed sewalong to accompany the pattern instructions! The Moto Sweatshirt Sewalong will start next Monday, April 23 and will end the following Monday, April 30. The schedule will look something like this (subject to change): April 23: Gathering your Supplies April 24: . . .

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Patti Pocket Skirt Blog Tour

Indiesew.com | Patti Pocket Skirt Blog Tour

I'm super excited to be the next stop on the  Patti Pocket Skirt Blog Tour ! If you don't know, the  Patti Pocket Skirt was Amy Nicole Studio's debut sewing pattern! It's a high-waisted  pleated skirt with deep front pockets, a high waist, hem facings, and a side seam zipper. There are two views: a short mini skirt and a midi length option you see here. This sample was sewn by  Teri Dodds in our . . .

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Fabric Files: Rib Knit

Indiesew Blog | Fabric Files: Rib Knit

I’m excited to share today’s  Fabric Files post because I’ve been obsessed with  rib knit fabrics for several months now. For years I've resisted stocking rib knits because I was worried about how well they would wash and wear. I didn't own any rib knit garments and the substrate just seemed sort of flimsy and weird to me. But after sewing one garment in a rayon rib knit and seeing how well it . . .

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How We Wear It: Cropped Roscoe Blouse

Indiesew.com | How We Wear It: Cropped Roscoe Blouse by True Bias

March is Roscoe Month over at  True Bias ! For the last few weeks Kelli, the designer of True Bias sewing patterns , has been showing different versions of the  Roscoe Blouse . Seeing each of them has provided just the motivation I needed to sew the version I've had sitting in my brain for over a year now. I've been sewing and wearing high-waisted jeans for awhile, but my selection of . . .

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Three Tips for Perfect Fitting No Sweat Pants

Indiesew.com | Fitting the No Sweat Pants by Seamly

The  No Sweat Pants sewing pattern was an obvious choice for the  2018 Seamly Spring Collection for many reasons. First, this design is very beginner friendly. Someone who is totally new to sewing with knits can absolutely tackle the No Sweat Pants, no problem. Second, the No Sweat Pants sew up in a snap! If you have a serger , you can easily sew a pair from start to finish in a few hours. . . .

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Introducing the 2018 Seamly Spring Collection

Indiesew.com | Introducing the 2018 Seamly Spring Collection

It's finally, FINALLY here!  The  2018 Seamly Spring Collection is now live! Our newest collaboration with ethical fashion brand Seamly is athleisure-inspired, with comfortable silhouettes sewn in cozy fabrics. An edgy sweatshirt jacket, a leggings/jogger mashup, and a jersey popover are the pattern players. This one is really, really good. Shop the Collection > If you haven't heard of the . . .

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How to Sew an Archer Shirt Dress

Indiesew Tutorial | How to Sew an Archer Shirt Dress with Drawstring Waist

When I shared  this Archer Shirt Dress on the blog a few weeks ago, we got lots of requests for a tutorial on how to achieve the same look. So on this last day of Shirt Month , we’ve got it ready for you! Here’s how to sew an Archer Shirt Dress with a drawstring waist.   Lengthen the Archer First, you’ll need to modify your pattern pieces to add length to the Archer Button Up . I added an extra . . .

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