A-Line Dress Sew A Long

The A-Line Dress Sew-A-Long – Shoulder Seams, Facing, Pockets,

Welcome back! Your A-Line Dress should be taking shape nicely! Today we’re jumping in and doing a lot so we hope your sewing machine is ready! We’ll be joining the dress at the shoulder seams, and constructing, attaching, under-stitching and finishing the neck facing. Then, we we be moving to the skirt; attaching the pockets and joining the skirt to the bodice. As before, if you are only just joining us you can catch up at any point. If you haven’t got the pattern you can buy your version here and join our Sew-A-Long: Need some fabric inspiration? We’ve sourced…

The A-Line Dress Sew-A-Long

The A-Line Dress Sew-A-Long – Darts, Back Bodice & Invisible Zip

Welcome back! We have been looking forward to today and we can’t wait to get started sewing the gorgeous A-Line Dress today! Still haven’t got the pattern? Buy your version here and join our Sew-A-Long: Need some fabric inspiration? We’ve sourced some gorgeous options for this pretty dress – have a look here! If you’ve just joined us you can catch up here: The A-Line Dress Sew-A-Long Start Layplans, fabric, pinning and cutting Overlocking and final preparation Today we are covering DARTS and the INVISIBLE ZIP. If this is the first time you are putting an invisible zip in to…

The A-Line Dress Sew-A-Long – Overlocking & Final Preparation

It’s been a busy afternoon preparing our A-Line Dress for sewing. If you have just joined us you’ll find what we’ve been up to here: The A-Line Dress Sew-A-Long Start Still haven’t got the pattern? Buy your version here and join our Sew-A-Long: Need some fabric inspiration? We’ve sourced some gorgeous options for this pretty dress – have a look here! NOTCHES / DARTS Once you have cut out your pattern, instead of cutting your notches we like to mark them with a coloured pencil on the inside of the garment. We find that, this way, if you are going…

The A-Line Dress Sew-A-Long – layplans, fabric, pinning and cutting

… you ready to start pinning your pieces and cutting them out? Exciting! If you have just joined us head over to the start of our sew-a-long and catch up – we’re not rushing ahead and you can join at any point! Have you worked with a layplan before? The purpose of a layplan is to show you how to lay the pattern pieces on to the fabric to use the fabric in the most economical way and reduce wastage. It’s important to note that there are a few things that can affect how you work with the layplan so…