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.
how sewing taught me to accept my body
Talitha is on the blog today with an inspiring post about how sewing has helped her on the journey to body acceptance.
pattern hacking: how to add a contrast placket
Aimee is visiting from the Advisors Circle today with instructions on how to hack a pattern to add a contrast interior button placket.
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.
how to add an elastic waist to the gelato dress
Would you like to add an elastic waistband to your Gelato Dress? Today we’ll show you how to add a casing that can be used for elastic or a drawstring.
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 gelato blouse + dress and sew my style 2020
The Gelato Blouse + Dress is being featured in the Sew My Style 2020 challenge for the month of March. Read on for more details!
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.
how to color block the gelato dress pattern
Learn how to color block the Gelato Blouse and Dress pattern–or any pattern–with this photo tutorial.
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