Oliver + S

halloween costume linky party

Please share your costumes sewn using Oliver + S patterns by adding them to our costume linky party. It’s a fun way to let people share and see what everyone else has made.

all about fabric grain

Liesl tells you almost everything you’ll need to know about fabric grain as she covers lengthwise grain, crosswise grain, and bias grain.

weekend links

Liesl is here on the last Friday of October to share her weekend links picks with you.

liesl’s recital shirts

Liesl is here today to show you the Recital Shirts she made for herself in two very different fabrics: denim and silk.

fabric shopping in melbourne

We’re continuing our fabric shopping series, visiting cities from all over the world. Today our regular contributor Shelley takes you on a fabric shopping tour of her Australian hometown, Melbourne.

halloween inspiration

October is a popular month for costume sewing, so we couldn’t leave it without a little costume inspiration.

how to pre-wash your fabric before sewing

Have you ever wondered when you need to pre-wash fabric and how best to do it? Liesl explains the reasons why pre-washing is important and gives suggestions for different types of fibers.

henley t-shirt tutorial

Thanks to Elisabeth we have a great tutorial for you today. She got clever by hacking the School Bus T-shirt with the placket from the Parachute Polo in order to create a henley t-shirt.