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Sleeved Amelie Sewalong - Part 7 - Attaching the Bodice to the Skirt

Sleeved Amelie Sewalong - Part 7 - Attaching the Bodice to the Skirt

I had you all skip a few steps yesterday so that we could get our pockets and plackets attached to our skirt and I hope that didn't cause too much confusion!

Throughout the testing process, a lot of my testers mentioned that it would be easier to attach the pockets to the skirt BEFORE attaching the skirt to the bodice. This way you aren't dealing with a ton of fabric going through your sewing machine all at once.

For me, I like putting my pockets on AFTER everything has been assembled just to ensure...


Sleeved Amelie Sewalong - Part 3 - Attaching the Sleeves

Sleeved Amelie Sewalong - Part 3 - Attaching the Sleeves

Yesterday, we made it through prepping our bodice for sleeves. So today, we will tackle that tricky bit. If you haven't tackled sleeves before, that is ok! No need to worry. We are going to take this slow, and remember, this is just your first pancake! It's going to be fabulous because YOU accomplished a challenging task!

 

18) Using a long straight stitch, sew a line 1/4” / 0.6 cm from the edge of your fabric on your sleeve piece between the two notches. Sew a second line of long straight stitches 1/4”...


Sleeveless Amelie Sewalong - Part 3 - Attaching the Shoulders

Sleeveless Amelie Sewalong - Part 3 - Attaching the Shoulders

Yesterday, we made it through prepping our bodice for attaching the front to the back shoulder straps. So today, we will tackle that tricky bit. Everyone has there favorite way of attaching a lining to a sleeveless bodice and this one happens to be mine.

Try it out and if you find that you hate it, no worries! There are so many other options out there, I am sure you will find a way that works well for you!

I only left two steps for this in your instructions because it really is a...


Sleeveless Amelie Sewalong - Part 1 - Prep Work & Darts

Sleeveless Amelie Sewalong - Part 1 - Prep Work & Darts

I am so excited that we will be sewing this summer frock together! This has been one of my most favorite sews over the past few months while working on developing this pattern, which I am so thankful for! How unfortunate would it have been if I was working on this for months and months and actually disliked the sewing part?

For this sewalong, I am trying out some new things!

1) I will be doing it over the course of 8 days, releasing one new part per day. That way, no one feels super rushed to try and get...