Welcome to Day 3 of our Vivienne & Dylan sew-a-long! Just like yesterday, you’ll notice that the steps vary depending on which pattern you’re sewing up, since construction is slightly different.
Working on Vivienne? Today’s step is a little more time consuming than yesterday, but still not bad! Today we are gathering our skirt pieces, and then attaching our skirts to our bodices. Check out the video linked below to sew along with me.
Want to try other methods for gathering? We have other tips and tricks here.
Working on Dylan? Today’s step is SUPER fast; we are just stitching up those shoulder seams!
Note – If you’re following a specific hack, your steps may vary!
- Make sure you are taking an accurate and consistent seam allowance!
- Keep in mind that if you’re using cotton lycra for your skirt pieces, your waist seam will fit a bit bulkier and the skirt may feel a bit “poofier”; if you want something that hangs a little closer to your body, try a rayon spandex, modal, bamboo, dbp, etc.
Want to sew along with me? Check out today’s video!
If you have questions about today’s steps, you are always welcome to post in our SAL group so we can help you! Be sure to check in each day during the SAL, and look for daily posts to enter our giveaways. We can’t wait to see what you create this week!
VIVIENNE / DYLAN
DAY 1: MEASURING, PRINTING, & CUTTING / MEASURING, PRINTING, & CUTTING
DAY 2: PREPPING BODICE / SIDE PANELS
DAY 3: GATHERING & ATTACHING SKIRT TO BODICE / SHOULDER SEAM
DAY 4: SIDE PANELS & SHOULDER SEAM / SLEEVES
DAY 5: BINDING / NECKBAND
DAY 6: HEMMING + OPTIONAL POCKETS / HEMMING
DAY 7: WINNERS ANNOUNCED
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