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adding elastic to the waist of a t-shirt dress

By adding elastic to the waist of a t-shirt dress, you will change the shape of it and create a cute waisted style. Learn how by following this step-by-step photo tutorial.

starting out with liesl + co. patterns

This is meant to offer a bit of advice to someone who is starting out sewing as to which Liesl + Co. patterns would be a good place to begin.

how to add ruffled sleeves to a t-shirt

Here is a tutorial on how to add ruffled sleeves to a t-shirt. 2017 seems to have become the year of the sleeve, so now is the time to have fun with sleeves and make a statement.

machine bartack tutorial

Here’s an easy tutorial that will show you how to add a fun bartack detail to your shirts using your sewing machine.

side vent tutorial

Here’s a quick and easy tutorial that will show you how to add a side vent to any t-shirt pattern.

top 16 of 2016

Here is a list of the top 16 Oliver + S blog posts of 2016. Have you seen them all?

peplum top tutorial

Here’s a simple set of instructions to turn two of our patterns for girls and women into cute peplum tops.