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Introducing the 2016 Spring Collection + Fabric Batch | 2016 Spring Collection

Denim, colorful stripes, wooden clogs, and a floppy wool hat tell it all. The 2016 Spring Collection is undeniably retro and it's ready to breathe new life into your handmade wardrobe. Five stellar indie sewing patterns and five new fabrics are ready for you. The 2016 Spring Collection  is here! This season we decided to craft this collection around 70's throwback apparel. Flared jeans, denim . . .

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Fabric Files: Chambray

Indiesew Fabric Files | Chambray

Chambray fabric is a hot commodity these days and the trend doesn’t appear to be leaving anytime soon. One look at this soft, versatile apparel fabric and it's clear why chambray is such a people pleaser. In this installment of Fabric Files  we’ll discover why chambray is so highly regarded and how to sew with it. Plus, I’ll be unveiling four brand new chambray fabrics now available in the . . .

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My Handmade Month: Finding Joy in Getting Dressed | Finding Joy in Getting Dressed

A few weeks ago, a dear friend and I reminisced about our years spent in grad school. “I was always excited to see what you’d wear to class,” she said, “Your outfits were incredible!” I took a sad glance down at the clothes currently hanging on my frame: my most worn out jeans from college, a sad hoodie with a broken zip, my puffy jacket with a hole that constantly spills out feathers.  My hair . . .

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Introducing Fabric Batch #006: Lovebird

Introducing Fabric Batch #006: Lovebird

A new fabric batch is here! Today's love-themed collection has arrived just in time for Valentine's Day. This batch is aptly-named Lovebird and features lightweight shirting fabrics, a flowing rayon challis, and the softest French terry I've ever touched. A fun print and two dobby fabrics mix with neutral solids for a fabric batch that's fitting for year-round wear. Plus, to make this fabric . . .

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