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How to Sew the Minttu All-In-One Facing

Indiesew.com | How to Sew the Minttu Top All-In-One Facing

Since we launched the 2017 Spring/Summer Collection  we've had a few questions about the all-in-one facing on the Minttu Top  sewing pattern by Named Clothing. You see, if you've never sewn one before, the process is not at all intuitive. To make matters worse, it's really difficult to illustrate this technique in a drawing. So, we listened to your requests and we've put together a video tutorial . . .

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How to Sew a Highlands Wrap Blouse with Bell Sleeves

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When I was hashing out the Highlands Wrap Dress  design with my patternmaker Dawn, I sewed up four quick blouse-length muslins. It was an easy way to test the changing fit of the bodice without wasting yards of fabric sewing the maxi-length dress. After staring at all those blouse-length muslins, Dawn and I both agreed that a Highlands Wrap Blouse was in order for both of us. And thus, this is . . .

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Lonetree Sewalong Pt 11: Sewing the Zipper

Indiesew.com | Lonetree Sewalong Part 11

Just a few more steps, folks, and our Lonetree Jackets and Vests will be complete! Part 11 of the Lonetree Sewalong will cover the zipper insertion.  Just tuning in? Here’s the full Lonetree Sewalong schedule so that you can catch up. Feb 20 | Pt 1:  Gathering Your Supplies Feb 21 | Pt 2:  Cutting out the Pattern Feb 22 | Pt 3:  Applying Interfacing and Finishing Raw Edges Feb 23 | Pt 4:  Marking . . .

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Lonetree Sewalong Pt 10: Sewing the Facings and Collar

Indiesew Lonetree Sewalong | Part 10

Hello Lonetree Sewalong-ers! Just a few more posts, and we'll have a finished Lonetree Jacket or Vest . Today's segment applies to both View A (jacket) and View B (vest) of the Lonetree Pattern. I'll be showing you how to sew the facings and collar! Just tuning in? Here’s the full Lonetree Sewalong schedule so that you can catch up. Feb 20 | Pt 1:  Gathering Your Supplies Feb 21 | Pt 2:  Cutting . . .

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Lonetree Sewalong Pt 9: Sewing the Armscye Facings

Indiesew.com | Lonetree Sewalong Part 9

Hey folks! If you're sewing a Lonetree  Vest, today's sewalong post is just for you! We'll be attaching our armscye facings and I'll be offering several tips to make the process a bit easier.  Just tuning in? Here’s the full Lonetree Sewalong schedule so that you can catch up. Feb 20 | Pt 1:  Gathering Your Supplies Feb 21 | Pt 2:  Cutting out the Pattern Feb 22 | Pt 3:  Applying Interfacing and . . .

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Lonetree Sewalong Pt 8: Sewing the Hood

Lonetree Sewalong Part 8 | Indiesew.com

Today's segment of the Lonetree Sewalong is quick, easy, and totally optional. Today we're sewing the hood and attaching it to our Lonetree Jacket or Vest !  Just tuning in? Here’s the full Lonetree Sewalong schedule so that you can catch up. Feb 20 | Pt 1:  Gathering Your Supplies Feb 21 | Pt 2:  Cutting out the Pattern Feb 22 | Pt 3:  Applying Interfacing and Finishing Raw Edges Feb 23 | Pt 4:  . . .

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Lonetree Sewalong Pt 7: Sewing the Sleeves and Cuffs

Lonetree Sewalong | Part 7

Welcome back! Today is Part 7 of the Lonetree Jacket and Vest  Sewalong, where we’ll be sewing the sleeves and cuffs onto our Lonetree Jacket. If you’re sewing a Lonetree Vest you can tune back in tomorrow (or Thursday if you’re omitting the optional hood).  Just tuning in? Here’s the full Lonetree Sewalong schedule so that you can catch up. Feb 20 | Pt 1:  Gathering Your Supplies Feb 21 | Pt 2:  . . .

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Lonetree Sewalong Pt 6: Sewing the Side Seams, Drawstring Casing, and Shoulder Seams

Lonetree Sewalong | Part 6

Hello Lonetree Sewalong-ers! Today’s post marks the halfway point of this series. In terms of time spent working on your Lonetree, though, you’re well past the midway point. Hooray!  Just tuning in? Here’s the full Lonetree Sewalong schedule so that you can catch up. Feb 20 | Pt 1:  Gathering Your Supplies Feb 21 | Pt 2:  Cutting out the Pattern Feb 22 | Pt 3:  Applying Interfacing and Finishing . . .

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