Oliver + S

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customizing with oliver + s: “fancy pants” bloomers

Do you remember Shelley (a.k.a. Lightning McStitch) with that amazing Evel Knievel costume? Well, she’s back, this time with a really sweet tutorial for you. This time she’s here to demonstrate how she made these adorable ruffled bloomers using the Tea …

fitting a muslin

Yesterday I showed you how to make a muslin. Today I want to talk about a few common fit problems you might run into when you fit the muslin. Just like fitting women’s clothing, there are many possible fit issues …

how to make a muslin

When we released the Fairy Tale Dress sewing pattern a few weeks ago we recommended that you make a muslin to test the fit before sewing up the pattern. This dress is a more fitted pattern than our other styles, …

customizing with oliver + s: 2 + 2 blouse

I recently saw this photo in the Oliver + S Flickr group and loved how Cindy modified the 2 + 2 blouse for a completely different look. I asked her if she would share her method with those of you …

flat-felled seams

Have you ever wondered how to make the perfect flat-felled seam? Here’s how you can do it.