Thanks for joining me for the Reese sew-a-long! I know it's a doozy, but it was so great to see your progress along the way! :) If you started but haven’t had a chance to finish, or if you are planning to tackle this project at a later date, the videos and blog posts will always stay up for you to ... Read More about Reese Sew-a-long: Winners!
Today is an optional day for the sew-a-long! You can play catch up if you're running behind on a step, or you can use today to sew up the optional waist sash. Looking for different sash options? Try some of the ideas below! Sew belt loops to the outside of your Reese; use the Siena hacks ... Read More about Reese Sew-a-long: Day 6
Day 5: Almost finished! Today's job is to work on buttonholes and buttons. I strongly recommend using the buttonhole attachment for your sewing machine, but I know that isn't always a possibility! To use the buttonhole attachment for your machine, refer to your machine's manual. We also have ... Read More about Reese Sew-a-long: Day 5
Day 4: Today we're going to knock out our sleeves! This includes all sleeve pieces - plackets, binding, ties, cuffs, etc., as well as attaching our sleeves to the dress. Sleeveless/Flutter Sleeve: No sleeve pieces needed, but you *will* need 1.2" single fold bias tape. OPTIONAL: Flutter ... Read More about Reese Sew-a-long: Day 4
Day 3: We're halfway through our Reese Sew-a-long! I hope you're hanging in there okay :) Today we're going to be constructing and attaching our collar pieces, and hemming our garment. In today's video, I'm doing a traditional collar, but I've included some tips below for the military style ruffle ... Read More about Reese Sew-a-long: Day 3