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Charlie Dress Sewalong: Swayback alteration & grading between sizes

Aloha Sewists, and welcome to the Alterations Week for the Charlie Dress Sewalong! Throughout these posts we will be going through as many pattern alteration tutorials as we can physically crush in, relevant to the Charlie Dress. But it doesn't end there - the extra great news is that a lot of these tutorials will... read more ›

Charlie Dress Sewalong: Full bust & small bust adjustments (FBA & SBA)

Aloha Sewists, and welcome to the Alterations Week for the Charlie Dress Sewalong! Throughout these posts we will be going through as many pattern alteration tutorials as we can physically crush in, relevant to the Charlie Dress. But it doesn't end there - the extra great news is that a lot of these tutorials wil... read more ›

Charlie Dress Sewalong: Lengthening & shortening the bodice

Aloha Sewists, and welcome to the Alterations Week for the Charlie Dress Sewalong! Throughout these posts we will be going through as many pattern alteration tutorials as we can physically crush in, relevant to the Charlie Dress. But it doesn't end there - the extra great news is that a lot of these tutorials wil... read more ›

Charlie Dress Sewalong: Finding your size & printing your pattern

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  Are you a prep perfectionist?? Precision and accuracy from the very start of a new sewing project is key to handmade clothes that sew up a dream and fit like a glove. If your measurements are off and your cutting sloppy, a fun time will not be had. In today's Charlie Dress sewalong post we'll be talking about tak... read more ›

Charlie Dress Sewalong: Pattern hacking & styling it up

We've said it before and we'll say it million times - one of our very favourite things about sewing patterns is their endless scope for hackery and reinvention. The idea that one foundation design can be subtly tweaked or dramatically transformed to suit all manner of seasons, occasions and moods is one of our main... read more ›