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Lonsdale Sew-Along #11: Sewing the Pockets

Pocket time! These pockets will look really familiar if you made the Crescent Skirt, or if you followed the Crescent Sew-Along. The construction is the same although the pocket shape is slightly different. (Click here to read the pocket sewing steps from the Crescent Sew-Along!) Today we’ll construct the whole pocket, and repeat for the […]

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Lonsdale Sew-Along #10: Attaching the Waistband

Happy Sunday! We’re sewing up a storm this weekend. Lots of Sew-Along posts! How’s the pace for everyone? Are you keeping up, or slowing down? Today we’ll take the bodice we finished yesterday, and sew the waistbands to the bodice. To give you an idea of what’s next, we’ll then make up the skirt, attach […]

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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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