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Meet the 2019 Indiesew Blogger Team!

Indiesew | Introducing the 2019 Blogger Team

We are so excited to finally reveal the 2019 Indiesew Blogger Team! We sent out our  2019 Collaborator Application on the second day of the year and it's taken nearly a month to comb through hundreds of applicants - the longest it ever has. Thank you to everyone who spent time applying. We were absolutely blown away by the quality of content we saw in our collaborator application. Never before . . .

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How We Wear It: Merlo Field Tee | How We Wear It: Merlo Field Tee by Sew House Seven

I did a happy dance when Peggy from Sew House Seven released the Merlo Field Tee . I love all things reminiscent of 70s fashion, and this design gives me major retro vibes with its contrast stripes along the shoulder and bicep. Paired with our  cupro jersey (available in four colors!), I knew I was going to get a lot of wear out of this top. The Merlo Field Tee is a  sporty knit tee with two . . .

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Apply to be a 2019 Indiesew Collaborator! | 2019 Indiesew Collaborator Application

UPDATE: The 2019 Collaborator application is now closed. Thank you for your interest! Happy new year sewists! 2018 was a great year for Indiesew, it feels like we're finally operating in a flow state, with daily processes in place, an incredible staff, and wonderful sewists to collaborate with.  Each of these things make our work days so much easier. One of my favorite programs we run year after . . .

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Indiesew's 10 Most Popular Patterns in 2018

Indiesew's Top Ten Patterns in 2018

My favorite post of the year is here! At the end of each calendar year, we tally up our pattern sales for the year to see which designs were bestsellers for the past twelve months. It's fun to see what's trending with sewists: what designs are favorites year after year and and what new designs emerge.  But before we count them down, here are some Indiesew highlights from 2018: I traveled to . . .

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How We Wear It: Penny Raglan | How We Wear It: Penny Raglan

It's the last day of  Winter Knits Week and we have a new pattern in the shop just for this event! The  Penny Raglan by Grainline Studio is a n oversized knit tee with a  knit-bound neckline and raglan sleeves. I sewed my Penny Raglan in a size 2, graded out to a size 4 in our Grape Cupro Jersey fabric . I love the fit of this boxy top for a pajama shirt. But I also think it'll be ideal to wear . . .

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How We Wear It: Fulton Sweater Blazer

Indiesew Style Post | Fulton Sweater Blazer by Alina Design Co

I have been excited (and a little impatient) to add the  Fulton Sweater Blazer to the Indiesew Pattern Shop . This stretch blazer design by Alina Design Co. is modern, beautifully cut, and so on-trend.  But I wanted to wait to add this pattern until we launched Winter Knits Week . Yesterday, we launched several new  ponte fabrics (perfect for this design) and I finally get to show off my Fulton! . . .

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It's Winter Knits Week! | Winter Knits Week

Today marks the launch of a new Indiesew event: Winter Knits Week! For the past few years, we've been celebrating Cardigan Week , but for me, it felt like something was missing from that event. Some people are decidedly not cardigan people (I'm still working that out for myself), so why celebrate just one kind of cozy knit garment? Why not celebrate the whole category of winter knit silhouettes? . . .

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Outfitting the Apparel Sewist Pt 3: Supplies

Indiesew Blog | What Supplies to Get Someone Who Sews

Today is the last day of our Outfitting the Apparel Sewist series! Today's post is all about the consumable items that you'll need to get started sewing: thread, needles, interfacing, etc.  You can check out the entire series here: Part 1: Machines Part 2: Tools Part 3: Supplies (today!) Bonus Archived Post: Five Best Irons for Garment Sewers While the exact supplies required will vary for each . . .

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