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

    Alright, today is the last day in the Felix Sew-Along and we’ll be hemming our dresses! Hemming the dress is pretty much exactly the same as hemming the sleeves so you may have already done this on your own, but if not here’s the scoop! Begin by pressing up the hem 1/4″, then 1/4″ again […]

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

    Today we'll be using a bias facing to finish the armholes of the sleeveless version of the Felix Dress. If you've done this before or followed our flat bias facings tutorial you're probably an old pro. If this is the case, just make a note that the seam allowance for attaching the bias facing to [...] Continue Reading
  • Felix Sew-Along: Sleeves | Grainline Studio Felix Sew-Along: Sleeves

    Alright, if you're putting sleeves on your Felix Dress, today is for you! If not, just sit back and wait for our next post. The instructions in the pattern booklet show the 3/4 length sleeve so for the sew-along I'll be demonstrating on the flutter sleeve. Both sleeves are inserted exactly the same no matter [...] Continue Reading
  • Felix Sew-Along: Side Seams | Grainline Studio Felix Sew-Along: Side Seams

    We've got an easy day for you today in the Felix Sew-Along, we're just sewing up those side seams. Four seams and you're all done and can finally try on your dress! To start I like to lay my dress out as shown, then move the self front out of the way to reveal the [...] Continue Reading
  • Felix Sew-Along: Attaching the Skirts | Grainline Studio Felix Sew-Along: Attaching the Skirts

    Today in the Felix Sew-Along we'll be attaching our skirts to the front and back bodices and it all starts to look like a dress. I love the moment when a garment turns the corner from flat thing into something to wear! So, let's get started! To begin, lay your dress out so that the [...] Continue Reading
  • 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 [...] Continue Reading