Lola Sewalong: Cutting
It's time to cut out your Lola! Let's go over everything you need to know as you prepare for this important task, and get you on the road to sewing this lovely up!
Lola Sewalong: Small and Full Bust Adjustment
In this post, we'll walk you through how to make a small or full bust adjustment for the Lola dress.
Lola sewalong: Basic Pattern Adjustments
In this part of the Lola sewalong, we'll be customizing the pattern to our size by making a grade between size adjustment, as well as a length adjustment.
Lola Sewalong: Taking Measurements and Choosing a Size
In this portion of the Lola sewalong, we'll take our measurements, find our size, and determine if a bust or length adjustment is needed, or if we need to grade between sized to get a more accurate fit.
Lola Sewalong: Gathering Supplies
Before we dive deep into sewing our Lola, let's go over the short list of supplies and preparation for the project.
Lola Sewalong: Choosing a fabric
Sourcing the right fabric for the lola dress involved considering the fabric weight, percentage of stretch and colour coordination between self and ribbing fabrics. Let's talk about each of these in detail before you head out to the fabric shop.
The Lola Sewalong Schedule
I'm excited to announce that over the month of November, we'll be hosting the Lola sewalong. If you've been wanting to sew this dress, but felt like you needed a bit of help along the way, we'll be covering everything you need to know in making this dress.
Introducing the Sloane Overalls & Pants Pattern
Nowadays, I'm craving functional, yet still cute pieces, so it was high time I designed a pair of dream overalls! Which leads me to presenting to you, my newest pattern, Sloane!
Shibori Stitch Resist
One of my passions is textile design. I don't get to do it enough these days, and I was thrilled to be able to take a natural dye class at The Workroom taught by Julie Sinden, a fantastic textile artist. This course blew my mind!!! I'm fascinated by process, and how people have figured out how to do the intricate techniques involved in so many crafts, so this class was right up my alley.