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  • Felix Sew-Along: Pockets | Grainline Studio Felix Sew-Along: Pockets

    It’s an easy day today in the Felix Sew-Along, today we’ll be attaching our pocket pieces. It’s pretty straightforward, especially after the last two sew-along posts. Begin by taking two of your pocket pieces to use for the bodice. If you lay them out as shown above it’s easy to make sure you’re sewing everything […]

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  • Felix Sew-Along: Attaching the Neckband | Grainline Studio Felix Sew-Along: Attaching the Neckband

    Today we’ll be attaching the neckband to the bodice. This is a bit of a non-standard procedure but it produces a completely clean finish and might make you feel like a bit of a sewing magician in the process! I won’t show you how to construct the bodice unlined since we’re sticking pretty close to […]

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  • Felix Sew-Along: Neckband & Bodice Assembly | Grainline Studio Felix Sew-Along: Neckband & Bodice Assembly

    Okay, are you all ready to finally start sewing? Today we’ll be assembling the neckband of the dress as well as the self and lining bodices. Let’s dive in! Begin by aligning the neckband pieces as shown above. Place the longer right neckbands down face up, then the shorter left neckbands on top of them […]

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  • Felix Sew-Along: Cutting and Fusing

    Today we're going to be cutting our dresses as well as prepping our pieces to sew by applying the fusible interfacing. I love getting that step out of the way all at once in the beginning so you don't have to keep pulling out your press cloth and interrupting your sewing. So with that, let's [...] Continue Reading
  • Felix Sew-Along: Advanced Pattern Adjustments Felix Sew-Along: Advanced Pattern Adjustments

    Today we're going to build on the basic Felix pattern adjustments we shared on Monday and show you how to easily raise the V-neckline and do a small or full bust adjustment. If you need to recap on our basic pattern adjustments, you can find that post here. Now let's dive in! Length Adjustment Method [...] Continue Reading
  • Felix Sew-Along: Making a Muslin and Basic Adjustments | Grainline Studio Felix Sew-Along: Making a Muslin and Basic Adjustments

    I've decided to break our typical pattern adjustment post down into two segments so that we can go into a bit more detail and talk about making a muslin. We *always* recommend making a muslin for a new pattern, especially if it's a style you aren't used to wearing. In this post we'll cover making [...] Continue Reading