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Flannel Fabric

Flannel Fabric

Learn how to care for and sew with flannel fabric! Tips include needle size, stitch recommendations, and how to wash flannel to prevent shrinkage and piling.

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5 Out Of 4 – Ascent Fleece Pullover

5 Out Of 4 – Ascent Fleece Pullover

Pattern & Fabric This month we made the Ascent Fleece Pullover from 5 Out Of 4 Patterns.  According to 5 Out Of 4's website: "The perfect layering fleece or light pullover jacket for women. This quarter zip pullover has a relaxed fit that won’t inhibit an active...

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Yanta Unboxing

Yanta Unboxing

IndieStitch March 2021 Pattern & Fabric This month we are all about the Yanta Overalls from Helen’s Closet. According to Helen’s Closet Website: “The Yanta Overalls are laid-back, artist-style overalls with a comfortable fit through the waist, hips, and legs....

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Bahama Bottoms Unboxing

Bahama Bottoms Unboxing

Pattern & Fabric In this IndieStitch kit we featured the Bahama Bottoms from Sonia Estep Designs. According to Sonia Estep Designs' website: "Date night or lounging around, the Bahama Bottoms are the pattern to go with! Options include three shorts lengths and...

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5 Resources for your Best Fitting Pants

5 Resources for your Best Fitting Pants

Good fitting pants make you look your best. They create the foundation for a great outfit and can highlight your figure in just the right way. For this reason, it’s important to take time to make some fine adjustments to the pattern and take your pants from "just ok"...

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Wardrobe By Me Unboxing

Wardrobe By Me Unboxing

Pattern & Fabric For May 2021, we made the Wardrobe Builder T-Shirt from Wardrobe by Me! According to Wardrobe by Me's website: "The Wardrobe Builder T-shirt PDF sewing pattern is a fitted T-shirt. Make it with 5 necklines, 6 sleeve lengths, and 3 body lengths....

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Verbena Unboxing

Verbena Unboxing

Pattern & Fabric This month we are all about the Verbena Dress from Blank Slate Patterns. According to Blank Slate's website: "The Verbena is a modern tiered dress pattern for stretch knits, and it will have everyone asking where you bought it. A circle tier...

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Brushed Polyester Fabric

Brushed Polyester Fabric

What is Brushed Polyester Fabric? Brushed Polyester Fabric is a jersey-type knit that is brushed to raise the fibers which create a nap and softness to the fabric. It is made of polyester and spandex fibers. Common percentages are 95% Polyester and 5% Spandex. Single...

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ITY Fabric

ITY Fabric

What does ITY stand for? ITY stands for Interlock Twist Yarn. This describes the weave of the yards in the fabric. It is a knit fabric with quite a bit of stretch. Most ITY fabric is made of polyester/spandex blends. The construction of ITY fabric allows the fabric to...

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Twill Fabric

Twill Fabric

Definition twill/twil/Learn to pronounce 🔈Noun: a fabric so woven as to have a surface of diagonal parallel ridges. What is twill fabric Twill fabric is a heavier-weight woven fabric that has a distinctive diagonal weave. It is most commonly used in pants or jackets....

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