Sew Along - Hadley Top
Sew along with us as we walk you through making the Hadley Top! In this sew-along you’ll learn basic pattern alterations for your Hadley, how to sew straight seams, set sleeves, and applying facings.
Need Inspiration?Browse our Hadley Pinterest Gallery before you start!
Hadley Sew-Along Posts
1. Introducing Hadley
Learn all about the Hadley Top! From our inspiration, to design details everything you need to know before you start picking fabrics and sewing is here.
2. Hadley Inspiration
We’ve gathered some images from around the internet to inspire your own Hadley Dress.
3. Choosing Fabrics
Not sure what fabric to use for your Hadley? Learn how we selected our fabrics to make the process easier for you.
4. Gathering Supplies
Nothing is worse than your project stalling out when you realize you’re missing something you need. Follow our guide to make sure you have all of your supplies ready to go before you get started.
5. Selecting Your Size
Learn how to take accurate measurements as well as which measurements are the most important for the Hadley top in this informative post.
6. Pattern Adjustments
Every body is different. Here we offer solutions and tips for the most common fitting adjustments and needs.
8. Applying Interfacing
An easy to reference guide to exactly where your fusible interfacing should (and shouldn’t) go!
12. View A: Sleeves
If you’ve never set sleeves before, or just need a refresher, this post is for you!
13. View B: Armhole Facings
Attaching the facings is simple but has many steps to achieve the best possible outcome. We walk you through them all here!
14. View A: Neckline Facing
This step is similar to the armhole facings with the exception of the opening at the back of the dress. Have no fear, we’ve got a tip for that!
16. Hem Facing
In this post we talk about applying a hem facing, including all the necessary steps to a crisp, beautiful finish.