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how to do lacework

Learn how to do lacework using this tutorial. Rebekah sewed an exquisite flower girl dress using the Oliver + S Fairy Tale Dress.

a different way to become a designer

Following up on her last post about her journey to becoming a pattern designer, Liesl returns to tell you about how she can help you follow that same path—without committing to making a full career change.

taking customizing to the next level

Liesl shares the story of how she left her job in the corporate world and went back to school to learn fashion design and pattern making.

ten yoke tutorials

Here are ten techniques or ideas for the yoke of the Oliver + S Hide-and-Seek Dress + Tunic or the Liesl + Co. Cinema Dress patterns.

tiered maxi dress

Learn how to make a tiered maxi dress using the Oliver + S Popover Sundress (free pattern!) in this fun tutorial.

first communion fairy tale dress

Shea is sharing a very unique Fairy Tale Dress that she sewed for her daughter that will now become a special family heirloom. She was inspired by a dress that her mother wore in the 1950s.

exposed zippers on welt pockets

Thanks to Deb we have a nice tutorial on adding exposed zippers on welt pockets. They look fantastic on an Oliver + S Book Report Dress!

embroidered everyday skirt

Try your hand at adding some embroidery to your next garment. See what Sara from Radiant Home Studio did to her Liesl + Co. Everyday Skirt.

pleated fairy tale bodice

Learn how to add a pleated section to the Oliver + S Fairy Tale Dress pattern with this step by step photo tutorial. It really adds some nice texture and interest.