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Bra Friendly Olive Sewalong - Part 4 - Pant / Short Assembly

Bra Friendly Olive Sewalong - Part 4 - Pant / Short Assembly

Oh my goodness, we are so close to having a garment put together enough to try on and run around the house in (or at least the sewing space!).

For the Bra Friendly back, we are going to start sewing up our pants/ shorts on page 36 of our instruction booklet. Putting pants together is surprisingly easy as there are so few seams! And with the extra ease of this particular jumpsuit, fitting should be a breeze as well. Let's get started!

24) Finish your Back leg crotch seams in your preferred method. I used my serger to finish off...


Low Back Olive Sewalong - Part 2 - Assembling the Bodice

Low Back Olive Sewalong - Part 2 - Assembling the Bodice

Alright, so yesterday we prepped our bodice and some other bits of our jumpsuit with interfacing and we sewed up all of our darts- woot! For today, we are going to focus on getting our bodice prepped and adding our straps!

Have you got your cup of coffee or tea? I've got a fresh cup of coffee and am ready to dive in! So let's grab our instructions and turn to page 29.

6) With RST*, attach your Front & Back bodice pieces at the side seams. Repeat with your Front and Back lining pieces. 

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Bra Friendly Olive Sewalong - Part 3 - Pocket Assembly

Bra Friendly Olive Sewalong - Part 3 - Pocket Assembly

We did quite a bit yesterday, so today we are going to take things nice and easy by focusing on prepping then attaching our pockets to our pants. Then tomorrow we can dive into the actual pant/ short assembly. I'll meet you on page 33 of your instructions!

QUICK TIP: One of my fabulous testers, Kathleen, mentioned that if you cut the curve of your pocket lining down by 1/8", it would help to roll that particular edge towards the inside of the pocket creating a cleaner finish for your pocket!

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Low Back Olive Sewalong - Part 3 - Pocket Assembly

Low Back Olive Sewalong - Part 3 - Pocket Assembly

We did quite a bit yesterday, so today we are going to take things nice and easy by focusing on prepping then attaching our pockets to our pants. Then tomorrow we can dive into the actual pant/ short assembly. I'll meet you on page 33 of your instructions!

QUICK TIP: One of my fabulous testers, Kathleen, mentioned that if you cut the curve of your pocket lining down by 1/8", it would help to roll that particular edge towards the inside of the pocket creating a cleaner finish for your pocket!

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