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Lonsdale Sew-Along #9: Understitching the Bodice

Happy Saturday, everyone! I’m not working today, but I scheduled a post so that we could keep to the original Sew-Along schedule. And so you can wear your finished dresses sooner! Today we’ll understitch the bodice, and turn it right-side out. We’ll baste the lower edges together and get the bodice ready for attaching the […]

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Lonsdale Sew-Along #7: Sewing the Bodice Layers Together

How’s everyone doing? Sew-alongers, and everyone else? If you’re sewing along, how are things going for you? If you’re not sewing along, how is your summer so far? Today we’ll do another bite-size sewing step – sewing the bodice layers together. Need to catch up? Here are links to earlier sew-along posts: Lonsdale Sew-Along #1: […]

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Underlining the Lonsdale Dress

For the Lonsdale Sew-Along, you may want to underline or line your dress! Especially if you’re using a lovely, soft sheer fabric and don’t want to see the print through both layers of the bodice, or want a little coverage through the skirt. If your fabric is a light colour, even if it’s not lightweight, […]

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Lonsdale Sew-Along #5: Sewing the Bodice

Happy B.C. Day! Today we get to start sewing. I’m enjoying the day off, but I’ve prepared the first sewing post in advance for today. We’ll start at the top of our dress, sewing the bodice pieces first. As requested by many of you who have limited time to sew, or only get short periods […]

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