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Lonsdale Sew-Along #15: Hemming

Hurrah! We’re almost finished our Lonsdale Dresses. All that’s left is a little hemming! Today I’ll show you how to hem the dress. You can hem it any way you like! Sew a blind hem by hand, or sew a machine-stitched hem if you don’t mind the stitch line showing. For my project, I’m applying […]

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Lonsdale Sew-Along #14: Sewing the Zipper

Are you getting excited about finishing your dress? I sure am! Today we’ll put in the zipper. You get to try on your dresses, yay! If you need to catch up, here are links to the earlier Sew-Along posts: Lonsdale Sew-Along #1: Supply List and Schedule Lonsdale Sew-Along #2: Fabric Recommendations Lonsdale Sew-Along #3: My […]

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Lonsdale Sew-Along #12: Sewing the Skirt

One step closer! This dress is really fast to sew. Once you’ve made it once, you’ll be able to whip up another one in no time! Today we’ll sew the skirt. I’m sewing this dress without a serger again, just like I did with the Crescent sew-along. If you have a serger, feel free to […]

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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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