In today’s Sewing Small Talk, Liesl asks about that special fabric that you’ve been saving in your stash.Read More
how to do a dartless pivot-and-slide full bust adjustment
Sometimes you don’t want to add a dart to a pattern. The pivot-and-slide adjustments adds room for your bust without a dart. Learn how with our photo tutorial.
the fitting room: claire’s recital shirt
Claire used a couple of adjustments that are common for her, and made two muslins, to obtain an outstanding fit on her Recital Shirt. She illustrates her fit issues and shows how she solved them in this post.
Liesl is here with her regular weekend links. Are you participating in Me Made May this year?
spring pattern challenge round-up
Today we’re rounding up the entries in our spring pattern challenge. Check out these chic and stylish versions of the Kensington Knit Skirt, the Montauk Trousers and the Belgravia Knit Dress!
my favorite liesl + co. patterns: recital shirt and classic shirt
Did you know the Recital Shirt and Classic Shirt patterns have interchangeable pattern pieces by design? Cindy knows, and has made a wardrobe of stunning shirts using these two workhorse patterns.
kids can sew: lazy days skirt
Laura’s daughter made this beachy Lazy Days Skirt in one day for her very first sewing project. Read on to see how Laura taught her child to sew.
your gelatos from the sew my style challenge
The Gelato Blouse + Dress pattern was featured in the Sew My Style challenge in March. We’ve rounded up some of the gorgeous creations you made using the pattern that month.
tutorial: how to pattern-match a patch pocket
Lori’s Montauk Trousers feature comfy patch pockets big enough to hold her cell phone. Wait, you can’t see them? Neither can we. She did an amazing job of matching the floral, and she’s here today to teach you how she did it!
Have you missed our usual Weekend Links posts? Liesl is back, with lots to keep you busy!
camelia’s belgravia dress
Camelia is here from the Advisors Circle to show off her new Belgravia Knit Dress in a gorgeous floral print.
sew + tell: shelley’s kensington mini skirt
Shelley shortened the Kensington Knit Skirt to make a winter mini skirt using vintage fabric from a special source.
your projects: march/april 2020
Our customers continue to make beautiful things even during the pandemic, and we’ve rounded up some highlights from the Liesl + Co. and Oliver + S Instagram hashtags.
Your most recent photos posted to the Oliver + S Flickr group.
The most recent photos from Oliver + S on Instagram.
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