Olive Sewalong — how to

Bra Friendly Olive Sewalong - Part 6 - Inserting Your Zipper

Bra Friendly Olive Sewalong - Part 6 - Inserting Your Zipper

Yesterday we added our waist ties & tie casings and determined whether or not you even needed a zipper to get in and out of your jumpsuit. If you are here today, I am going to assume you do in fact need a zipper, and that's totally cool! I love the ease of zippers as they allow garments to simply slide off at the end of a rough day!

Whenever you are nice and cozy in your sewing space, jump to page 46 and we can get to installing this baby together!


Quick Tip: If you don’t...


Low Back Olive Sewalong - Part 6 - Finishing Touches

Low Back Olive Sewalong - Part 6 - Finishing Touches

Ok, so today is sort of the super lazy, chill day of finishing because... there is literally only one more thing you have to do and then your jumpsuit/ romper is complete and ready for a perfect lounging Sunday! Can you guess what it is?

It's time to Hem!

Jump ahead to page 48 and we will tackle your hem (and possible cuffing if you'd like!) and then  you can skip around in your new garment- YAY! I'm literally bursting with excitement for you!!!

 

52) For our final step, let’s hem your jumpsuit or romper! Super easy,...


Low Back Olive Sewalong - Part 5 - Attaching the Optional Waist Ties

Low Back Olive Sewalong - Part 5 - Attaching the Optional Waist Ties

Alright, so we have gotten out bodice all put together. We have attached it to our pants (or shorts!) and can see the end of the tunnel for this project! We are nearly there- YAY!

Today, we are going to work on attaching our tie casing and threading our waist tie through it! Yet another step closer to achieving this wardrobe staple! Of course, you totally have the option to omit the tie casing if you'd like. The Olive can be super cute in that oversized-sort-of-fashion. Kind of like how I styled mine below (I just...


Low Back Olive Sewalong - Part 1 - Prep Work & Darts

Low Back Olive Sewalong - Part 1 - Prep Work & Darts

I am so happy to have been able to re-vamp the Olive Jumpsuit over these past few months. It was a closet favorite of mine last year, and I am so excited to be able to sew along with you as you create your very own Olive Jumpsuit (or Romper)!

For this sewalong, I'll be doing the following:

1) I will be doing it over the course of 6-7 days (depending on which version we are tackling), releasing one new part per day. That way, none of us feels super rushed...


Bra Friendly Olive Sewalong - Part 1 - Prep Work & Darts

Bra Friendly Olive Sewalong - Part 1 - Prep Work & Darts

I am so happy to have been able to re-vamp the Olive Jumpsuit over these past few months. It was a closet favorite of mine last year, and I am so excited to be able to sew along with you as you create your very own Olive Jumpsuit (or Romper)!

For this sewalong, I'll be doing the following:

1) I will be doing it over the course of 6-7 days (depending on which version we are tackling), releasing one new part per day. That way, none of us feels super rushed to try and get this...