Oliver + S


debbie’s tween gelato dress

Have you thought about sewing our women’s pattern for older children? Debbie did just that, and ended up with a perfectly-fitting dress for her nine-year-old granddaughter.

mire’s lined gelato dress

Wondering how to add a lining to an unlined dress pattern? Mire shows us how with her lined, elastic-waist Gelato Dress.

adding welt pockets to the extra-sharp pencil skirt

Shelley modified the Extra-Sharp Pencil Skirt to look even sharper, by borrowing a detail from another Liesl + Co. pattern. We think this is such a clever idea. Read on to see how she did it.

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.

the fitting room: masha’s gelato blouse

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.

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.

how to do a high round back adjustment

Pattern adjustments are often necessary to achieve a custom fit. Learn to do a high round back adjustment with this photo tutorial. It’s a simple adjustment that can make an enormous difference in the fit of a garment.