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Top Five Cozy Pullover Sewing Patterns for Fall

This week in Colorado we abruptly transitioned from a very hot summer to winter weather in the span of about 24 hours. As snow fell from the sky yesterday morning, I realized that it's time to pull out the cozy  knit pullovers and work them into my wardrobe once again. As I pulled on my  Toaster Sweater #1 (seen above) this morning, I realized that we've never done a roundup post of our favorite . . .

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How to Sew a Midi Kila Dress

Indiesew.com | How to Sew a Midi Kila Dress

Last week, some gorgeous thick  rib knits  arrived at Indiesew HQ and I knew immediately that they'd be ideal for a fitted fall dress. I've been dreaming of lengthening the  Kila Tank into a midi length dress for some time now and these fabrics were the perfect weight for this design. You see, I had been looking for a rib knit fabric thick enough to smooth over the body, but not so thick that I'd . . .

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How to Sew the Kila Tank (Video Tutorial)

Indiesew.com Video Tutorial | How to Sew the Kila Tank

As promised, today we're showing you the step-by-step process of sewing the  Kila Tank in video format! See how quick and easy it is to sew this basic design.  In the video, we mention using a product called  Heat N Bond Soft Stretch (Lite/Sewable Version) . For two tank tops, you'll likely use a full roll, but it is worth every penny. In my experience, I've achieved a much neater result using . . .

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How to Sew a Lonetree Rain Jacket

Indiesew.com | How to Sew a Lonetree Rain Jacket

Last week  we showed you how we wear our Lonetree Rain Jacket. This week we're showing you how to sew it! This project is a pattern hack on my  Lonetree Jacket sewing pattern and is one of my most-worn makes.  The modifications for this project are not complex. I made no changes to the general fit of the jacket. Below are the changes I made that I'll lead you through below: Underlined the bodices . . .

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Moto Sweatshirt Sewalong Pt 7: Sew the Facings and Zipper

Indiesew.com | Moto Sweatshirt Sewalong Pt 7

Just two more sections of the  Moto Sweatshirt Sewalong left and we'll have a finished garment! Today we're attaching the right and left facings and sewing the zipper between them. If you're just tuning in, here's the sewalong schedule: April 23: Gathering your Supplies April 24: Cutting the Pattern and Fabric April 25: Sewing the Pockets April 26: Sewing the Shoulders, Sleeves, and Side Seams . . .

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Moto Sweatshirt Sewalong Pt 6: Sewing the Collar/Waistband and Prepping the Zipper

Indiesew.com | Moto Sweatshirt Sewalong Pt 6

It's Day 6 of the  Moto Sweatshirt Sewalong and we're getting so much closer to having a finished sweatshirt! Today we'll tackle the waistband and collar, and we'll be basting the zipper into the center front. If you're just tuning in, here's the sewalong schedule: April 23: Gathering your Supplies April 24: Cutting the Pattern and Fabric April 25: Sewing the Pockets April 26: Sewing the . . .

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Moto Sweatshirt Sewalong Pt 5: Sewing the Cuffs

Indiesew.com | Moto Sweatshirt Pt 5: Sewing the Cuffs

We're five days into the  Moto Sweatshirt Sewalong and today we're tackling the sleeve cuffs! This section should be quick, not taking more than 15 minutes to complete. If you're just tuning in, here's the sewalong schedule: April 23: Gathering your Supplies April 24: Cutting the Pattern and Fabric April 25: Sewing the Pockets April 26: Sewing the Shoulders, Sleeves, and Side Seams April 27: . . .

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Moto Sweatshirt Sewalong Pt 4: Sewing the Shoulders, Sleeves, and Side Seams

Indiesew.com | Moto Sweatshirt Sewalong Pt 4

It's day four of the  Moto Sweatshirt Sewalong and today we're getting a bunch of the easy steps out of the way. After you finish today's tasks, you'll be able to try on your Moto Sweatshirt and see how it fits! If you're just tuning in, here's the sewalong schedule: April 23: Gathering your Supplies April 24: Cutting the Pattern and Fabric April 25: Sewing the Pockets April 26: Sewing the . . .

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