Oliver + S

the fitting room: claire’s recital shirt

Claire used a couple of adjustments that are common for her, and made two muslins, to obtain an outstanding fit on her Recital Shirt. She illustrates her fit issues and shows how she solved them in this post.

weekend links

Liesl is here with her regular weekend links. Are you participating in Me Made May this year?

spring pattern challenge round-up

Today we’re rounding up the entries in our spring pattern challenge. Check out these chic and stylish versions of the Kensington Knit Skirt, the Montauk Trousers and the Belgravia Knit Dress!

kids can sew: lazy days skirt

Laura’s daughter made this beachy Lazy Days Skirt in one day for her very first sewing project. Read on to see how Laura taught her child to sew.

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.

tutorial: how to pattern-match a patch pocket

Lori’s Montauk Trousers feature comfy patch pockets big enough to hold her cell phone. Wait, you can’t see them? Neither can we. She did an amazing job of matching the floral, and she’s here today to teach you how she did it!

weekend links

Have you missed our usual Weekend Links posts? Liesl is back, with lots to keep you busy!