Susanne is here today from Germany to talk about her favorite Liesl + Co. pattern. She has made eight Maritime Tops already and expects to sew more in the future, showing that the Maritime is a great handmade wardrobe staple pattern.
kids can sew: jacob’s sunny day shorts
Eleven-year-old Jacob made a pair of Sunny Day Shorts for his first garment-sewing project, and he did a fantastic job!
sew + tell: twirly popover dress
Ragon used an old tutorial on this blog to sew this long, tiered version of our popular (and free!) Popover Sundress pattern. You’d be hard-pressed to find a more perfect dress for long, lazy summer days.
our summer sale is underway
The time has arrived! Our summer sale is here. This week only, you’ll save 50% on selected items with this coupon code.
sew + tell: maryam’s hollywood trousers (and shorts!)
Maryam had the clever idea to make a shorts suit using the Hollywood Trousers pattern for the bottoms. She liked them so much, she then made a full-length pair. Read on for details about the polished, sophisticated garments she ended up with.
mommy and me styles, part 2
Today we’re showing you five coordinating dress pattern pairings and one cape pairing that can be made to create Mommy-and-me looks from Oliver + S and Liesl + Co. patterns. We have pattern pairings for every season, and fabric inspiration as well!
mommy and me with liesl + co. and oliver + s
We have a lot of childrens’ styles that match our women’s patterns, and vice versa. Today we’re rounding up six separates pattern pairings for Mommy-and-me dressing. We’ve also included a few fabric suggestions to help rev up that inspiration motor.
sewing small talk: which do you choose first?
Tell us about your sewing project design process: do you choose the sewing pattern or the fabric first?
add a drawstring to your everyday skirt
The waistband of the Montauk Trousers has a fun drawstring detail that adds a little something to a casual pattern. Today Liesl will show you how to add a drawstring to the Everyday Skirt. You can adapt this tutorial to fit other patterns, too!
S’s saint-germain wrap skirt
We sewed just the skirt from the Saint Germain Wrap Dress, and it worked really well!
How is your summer going so far? Liesl has lots of fun weekend links for you, including some sewing inspiration.
sewing swimwear with oliver + s
Did you know you can sew swimsuits using Oliver + S patterns? Many of our customers have done just that, and we’ve rounded up some examples to show you.
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