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Selfish Sewing Week Guest Blogger: Lace and Pine

Indiesew Selfish Sewing Week | Lace & Pine

Hi, I’m Sarah and I have a little blog where I share about my sewing creations at Lace & Pine Designs . I am beyond excited to be one of the featured bloggers for this Fall's Selfish Sewing Week! Thank you to Indiesew for allowing me the opportunity! When I first discovered my theme for the week would be Workout clothes, I was a little nervous. Let's be honest, I have 3 young kids and my workouts . . .

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Selfish Sewing Week Guest Blogger: Daisy Faye Designs

Selfish Sewing Week | Daisy Faye Designs

Happy Tuesday, sewing friends! I’m Kim from Daisy Faye Designs  and I’m so excited to be here talking about one of my favorite past times: selfish sewing!   I spend most of my sewing time working on items for my Etsy shop, so I jumped at the chance to HAVE to make something for myself. I still consider myself to be an enthusiastic beginner when it comes to apparel sewing and I always enjoy the . . .

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Selfish Sewing Week is Here!

Indisew.com | Fall 2015 Selfish Sewing Week

It’s that time of year again: Selfish Sewing Week is here! We cohost this twice-yearly event with Rachael from  Imagine Gnats  and it never fails to be inspiring and productive.  Those who know their way around a sewing machine often choose (or get wrangled) to sew primarily for others. Your kids, your partner, or your friends often receive your handiwork more than you sew for yourself. Not this . . .

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Selfish Sewing Week Guest Blogger: Thread Riding Hood

Fall 2015 Selfish Sewing Week | Sherri from Thread Riding Hood

Hi! My name is Sherri and I share my sewing creations over on Thread Riding Hood . I'm so pleased to be able to talk about my Selfish Sewing Week project here on Indiesew today. Happy Monday to you! What do you plan to make this week? This Fall, Selfish Sewing Week is divided into themes and Monday's theme is Corporate. I'm happy to say that the Pleated Pencil Skirt I sewed up is a great basic . . .

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Fall Collection Blog Tour Roundup

Indiesew.com | 2015 Fall Collection Blog Tour Roundup

The 2015 Fall Collection  Blog Tour has officially wrapped up and once again we’ve been delivered a giant dose of autumn wardrobe inspiration. Nine bloggers showed us how they sew and wear the Fall Collection. Every one of them offered a new perspective on these patterns that I hadn’t considered. Let’s take a look.    Lauren | Right Sides Together My fellow Colorado sewing blogger and buddy, . . .

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Top Five Boxy Top Sewing Patterns for 2015

Indiesew.com | Top Five Boxy Top Sewing Patterns for 2015

We’re more than halfway through 2015, folks. It feels a bit surreal that the past year has flown by so fast. The other day I wrote 2008 on a check. So I’m certainly shocked by the pace at which the world is turning these days. And apparently still living in the year I graduated college.   But 2015, although certainly not over, has had seen some pretty awesome clothing trends. Even better, the . . .

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How to Indigo Dye Fabric

Indiesew.com  | How to Indigo Dye Fabric Using Shibori Techniques

Last week I drove nearly 1,000 miles to my family’s cabin in northern Montana. I fought some serious drowsiness along the vast open stretches of I-25 through the entire state of Wyoming. But as the miles to Swan Lake, Montana decreased, I could fill my excitement shoot through the roof. I was headed home for a sewing weekend with my family. And this year, at my mom's suggestion, we decided to . . .

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Top Four Tank Top Sewing Patterns for 2015

Indiesew.com | Top Four Tank Top Sewing Patterns for 2015

When my guy and I (and Indiesew HQ) moved to a spacious house last April, I didn’t think twice about the fact that it lacked air conditioning. Growing up in Montana and then living in Portland, air conditioning wasn't super necessary. So, I’ve never fully realized the benefit of this modern marvel. Until this summer.   And to add insult to injury, this summer seems hotter than any other . . .

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