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Skirt Fleur Sewalong - Part 5 - Attaching Skirt to Waistband

Skirt Fleur Sewalong - Part 5 - Attaching Skirt to Waistband

Today, we are working on attaching our skirt to our waistbands- yay! That means we are nearly done with our Fleur Skirts :D I don't think we should wait -- let's dive right in!

With right sides together (RST), pin the front skirt piece to the front interfaced waistband, moving the non-interfaced waistband out of the way. Make sure your CF notches are matching and the edge of the skirt’s placket is at the corner of the waistband.

The edge of your skirt  should line up with the dot markings on your waistband pieces.

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Button Strap Fleur Sewalong- Part 7- Attaching Bib to Skirt

Button Strap Fleur Sewalong- Part 7- Attaching Bib to Skirt

Today, we are working on attaching our skirt to our bibs- yay! That means we are nearly done with our Fleur Pinafores :D I don't think we should wait -- let's dive right in!

With right sides together (RST), pin the back skirt piece to the back interfaced waistband, moving the non-interfaced waistband out of the way. Make sure your CB notches are matching and the edge of the skirt’s placket is at the corner of the waistband.

The edge of your skirt  should line up with the dot markings on your waistband pieces.
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Button Strap Fleur Sewalong- Part 4- Waistband

Button Strap Fleur Sewalong- Part 4- Waistband

Over the past few days, we have managed to work on our straps and our bibs. Now is the time to attach those to our waistband pieces before setting them aside for a bit to focus on our skirt.

Flip to page 40 in your instruction booklet as we get started on finishing up the top half of our pinafore.

Working with one bib and waistband at a time, sandwich your front bib in between your interfaced front waistband and non-interfaced front waistband.

The layers should go like this on the table in front of you:

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Tie Strap Fleur Sewalong- Part 4- Pocket Assembly

Tie Strap Fleur Sewalong- Part 4- Pocket Assembly

After working on so many tricky bits over these past few days, let's take today nice and easy and focus on assembling our pockets and getting them attached to our skirt front.

With the wrong side facing you, turn top of your pocket down 1/2” (1.3 cm) using
the notches as your guide. Press down.

Flip your pocket over to the right side and turn the ironed edge of your pocket
down 1” (2.6 cm) using fold line on your pattern piece as your guide. I also like to use my handy-dandy Clover Felt press thing. I...


Button Strap Fleur Sewalong- Part 2- Bib Pocket

Button Strap Fleur Sewalong- Part 2- Bib Pocket

Today, we are going to prep and sew our optional bib pocket! If you aren't adding a bib pocket, feel free to come back tomorrow for Part 3 - Bib, and take today as a relaxing day for yourself!

When you are ready to get to sewing your bib pocket, meet me on page 3 of your instruction booklet and we will get started!

Adding a pocket to your bib is super simple and such a fun addition to your pinafore! Plus, it’s good practice before diving straight into your bib pattern pieces as...