Crescent Sew-Along #9: Fitting the Muslin

Hey everyone! I was hoping to get this post up Monday afternoon but it took longer than expected. Better late than never! Let’s get that muslin fitted and make our changes, so we can get to the good part – sewing our real skirts! Here’s the rundown of previous Sew-Along posts for reference: Crescent Sew-Along […]

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Crescent Sew-Along #8: Grading It Up

Happy Monday, everyone! Hope you had a wonderful Easter weekend. Today’s Sew-Along step is courtesy of the lovely Patty in Minnesota, who blogs at The Snug Bug! Patty’s put together a very detailed explanation of how she graded up the Crescent Skirt. In the case that your measurements are not on the size chart, and […]

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Crescent Sew-Along #6: Making the Muslin, Part 1

Hello everyone and happy Wednesday! I’m back with another Sew-Along post. If you’ve cut your muslin, and machine-stitched your seamlines, you’re all caught up! Today we’re going to take those muslin pieces and get them closer to something we can try on. Isn’t that a great moment in the sewing process, the point at which […]

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Inserting Lace into Seams

Remember my Common Thread project on the Sew Weekly? Today’s post is on how to insert lace into seams, just like I did on my ‘Summer in the City’ dress. It seems simple, and it is, but I did figure out some tips that might help if you wanted to re-create the same look on […]

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