Pattern adjustments can feel daunting, but the more you do them, the easier it gets. Masha shares her fitting adjustments, and how long it took her to make them, for a Gelato Blouse she sewed for herself.Read More
how to convert any pattern to a v neck
If you’ve ever hesitated to purchase or sew a particular pattern because you don’t like the neckline, you don’t need to let a simple detail like a scoop or crew neck prevent you from sewing it. In this tutorial Liesl shows you how to alter a pattern to make it into a V neck.
saint-germain wrap dress sew-along
Welcome to the Saint-Germain Wrap Dress sew along. All ready to begin? This sew along will walk you through the process of creating your new dress. We’ve broken down the planning, organizing, and sewing into several easy-to-follow steps.
sewing small talk: do you have a favorite designer?
In this week’s Sewing Small Talk, Liesl asks about favorite fashion designers. Do you have one? Who?
elisabeth’s saint-germain dress
Elisabeth stops by to share fitting details and her favorite part of sewing the new Saint-Germain Wrap Dress pattern.
how to draft a turtleneck using any t-shirt pattern
Drafting a turtleneck for an existing t-shirt pattern is a simple task that doesn’t take much time. Learn how with this comprehensive photo tutorial.
Liesl is here today with her first Weekend Links post for the month of February.
how to do a narrow shoulder adjustment
Adjusting the shoulder width of a sewing pattern is a simple alteration that can drastically improve the fit of your handmade garment. Learn how to do a narrow shoulder adjustment with this photo tutorial. These instructions can also be used in reverse to do a wide shoulder adjustment.
announcing the saint-german wrap dress sew-along
Announcing a sew-along for the Saint-Germain Wrap Dress, February 17-21! Grab your pattern and supplies, and meet us back here in a couple of weeks to get started on the perfect dress to greet spring.
sewing small talk: do you upcycle?
In this week’s sewing small talk, Liesl asks if you have ever upcycled a garment.
more patterns from little things to sew now available as digital singles
We have recently re-released another selection of patterns from Liesl’s first book, Oliver + S Little Things to Sew, as digital styles. We’re happy to make these items available again if you weren’t able to get a copy of the book before it went out of print.
how to sew a fully enclosed welt pocket
Here’s a tutorial that shows you how to sew a welt pocket with a clean finish on the inside that allows you to show off a beautiful design or a fun print.
sew + tell: wedding wear
Claire sewed up bespoke wedding outfits for her children using two of our patterns, including one that you wouldn’t expect!
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