Morris Blazer Sew-Along

Pattern: Morris Blazer

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Difficulty: Advanced Beginner

Sew along with us as we walk you through making the Morris Blazer! In this sew-along you’ll learn basic pattern alterations for your Morris, how to set sleeves, sew a shawl collar, and apply facings.

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1. Pattern Introduction

Get the details on the fit and style of the Morris pattern and learn more about why we designed this versatile and comfortable blazer.

2. Choosing your Fabric

Finding the right fabric for a stretch garment can be tricky. We walk you through the process of choosing the correct woven or knit for the Morris as well as what type of interfacing you should look for.

3. Pattern Adjustments

Need help adjusting the length, moving your darts, or doing a small or full bust adjustment on a pattern without darts? We’ve got you covered in this post.

4. Cutting your Morris

The Morris may not have a lot of pattern pieces, but many of them need to be cut in the main fabric as well as interfacing. Our checklists will make sure you’ve got everything you need.

5. Assembling the Body

The body of your Morris will come together easily in this step. We cover the side, shoulder, and collar seams in this tutorial.

6. Setting the Sleeves

Setting sleeves may seem scary but with our tips you’ll have your sleeves set in no time.

7. Making the Facings

We attach the body facings in one fell swoop for the Morris, which can be confusing the first time you look at the instructions. Here we show you how to sew them together so that you can easily attach them in the next step.

8. Attaching the Facings

We attach the body facings in one fell swoop for the Morris, which can be confusing the first time you look at the instructions. Follow along with this tutorial and you’ll have no trouble at all facing your Morris!

9. Sleeve Facings

Last step, attaching the facings! Once you’ve completed this you’re all set.