Olive Sewalong — tutorial

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...


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...


Bra Friendly Olive Sewalong - Part 7 - Finishing Touches

Bra Friendly Olive Sewalong - Part 7 - 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 week ahead! 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...