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Pattern Comparison: Nettie and Rowan Bodysuits

Indiesew.com | Pattern Comparison: Nettie and Rowan Bodysuits

UPDATE: The Nettie Bodysuit sewing pattern by Closet Case Patterns has now been discontinued and is no longer available in the Indiesew Shop. I'm a recent bodysuit convert, a garment I had never given a chance until a few weeks ago. Bodysuits (basically adult onesies, right?) are amazing for so many reasons: you don't have to worry about your shirt riding up your torso and coming untucked. . . .

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How We Wear It: Silk Coram Dress with Elastic Waist

How We Wear It: Coram Dress |Indiesew Blog

Today marks the last day of our  Coram Week celebration! We had four sewing bloggers show us their interpretation of the  Coram Top and Dress sewing pattern and I'm now thoroughly inspired to sew a few more versions! You can see each of their posts here: Wednesday, May 30: Teresa //  Dandelion Drift Thursday, May 31: Kristi //  sweetkm Friday, June 1: Dani //  Sewing & Cocktails Saturday,  June . . .

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How We Wear It: Lane Raglan Midi Dress

Indiesew.com | How We Wear It: Lane Raglan Midi Dress

When I need a quick palette-cleanser sewing project, I tend to reach for the same few sewing patterns. One of those is the  Lane Raglan , which also happens to be one of our all-time bestselling patterns . This spring, after sewing  so many Moto Sweatshirts , I set to work on a project that I knew would bring me a bit of instant gratification. And it was one that has been on my mind for a few . . .

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How We Wear It: Lonetree Rain Jacket

Indiesew.com | How We Wear It: Lonetree Rain Jacket

Last fall, in anticipation for my Thanksgiving trip to Portland, I sewed a Lonetree Rain Jacket (modified from the Lonetree Jacket sewing pattern ). As I documented my process in those short 15-second  Instagram story bursts, a tutorial on the process was requested over and over. I promised to deliver, but had as time passed lot of other conflicting ideas on how to approach this arose for me. In . . .

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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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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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How We Wear It: Willamette Shirt by Hey June

Indiesew Style Post | How We Wear the Willamette Shirt by Hey June

My second  Shirt Month make is finished! The  Willamette Shirt by Hey June turned out to be a surprisingly quick and easy sew and I couldn't be happier with how it turned out. So, what makes this pattern such a breeze? Well, there's no collar stand. The collar is sewn right into the neckline curve. Front facings create a clean finish, with no fiddly blind topstitching required. Because the design . . .

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How We Wear It: Archer Shirt Dress

Indiesew.com | How We Wear It: Archer Shirt Dress

I present to you, the shirt dress I’ve been wearing nonstop for four days straight. This is my first completed garment for Shirt Month : an  Archer Button Up by Grainline Studio that I’ve lengthened and added a drawstring waist.  After I finished the dress last week, I thought about writing a combination style/tutorial blog post, but decided against it for two reasons: 1. I was too excited to . . .

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