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Lemon Drop Dress Sew Along Wrap Up – a Shower of Lemon Drops!

Our Lemon Drop Dress Sew Along has come to an end and we hope that you have enjoyed it as much as we have! We have loved seeing everyone’s progress as they sewed along and are so proud of the many of you who went out of your comfort zone to stretch your sewing skills. … Continue reading “Lemon Drop Dress Sew Along Wrap Up – a Shower of Lemon Drops!”

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Lemon Drop Sew Along Day 5 – Closures and Giveaway!

Get ready to see your finished Lemon Drop Dress – it’s the last day of our Lemon Drop sew-along! Today we’ll add the closures (and talk a little about what wonderful little gems KAMsnaps are) and finish any hemming steps you may have left. Or, you may be very quickly sewing up a whole Lemon … Continue reading “Lemon Drop Sew Along Day 5 – Closures and Giveaway!”

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Lemon Drop Sew Along Day 4 – Hi-Low and Maxi Hems

We’ve made it to Day 4 of Tie Dye Diva’s Lemon Drop Dress Sew Along, and your dresses are all looking so great!  We’ve enjoyed seeing everyone’s progress and the variety of bodices and skirts.  You are all working so hard, and by the end of today we should have a mostly assembled Lemon Drop. … Continue reading “Lemon Drop Sew Along Day 4 – Hi-Low and Maxi Hems”

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Lemon Drop Sew Along Day 3 – Placket, French Seams, and In-Seam Pockets

  We have made it to the halfway point of our sew-along!   We should now have our bodices complete (except for closures).  If you are just joining us, you can find the previous days’ posts below: Selecting Your Fabric Day 1 – Fitting and Pattern “hacks” Day 2 – Add on Flutters and Constructing … Continue reading “Lemon Drop Sew Along Day 3 – Placket, French Seams, and In-Seam Pockets”

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Lemon Drop Dress Sew Along Day 2 – Add on Flutters, Constructing the Bodice

Welcome to Lemon Drop Dress Sew Along Day 2! Today we’ll construct the bodice and add the optional flutters to the straps. It’s really easy to add this sweet touch and shoulder coverage, let’s go! Day 1’s post instructs adding an additional 1/4″ seam allowance along both long edges of your strap pieces to make … Continue reading “Lemon Drop Dress Sew Along Day 2 – Add on Flutters, Constructing the Bodice”

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Lemon Drop Sew Along Day 1 – Fitting, Pattern ‘hacks’, Cutting the Fabric

We are so glad you’re joining us on Tie Dye Diva’s Lemon Drop Dress Pattern Sew-Along! I really enjoy the community and inspiration sew-alongs provide, not to mention the fun and camaraderie. As part of the sew-along we’re throwing in a few pattern add-ons or “hacks”, so even if you’ve sewn a pile of Lemon … Continue reading “Lemon Drop Sew Along Day 1 – Fitting, Pattern ‘hacks’, Cutting the Fabric”

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Lemon Drop Dress Sew Along – Pre-Sew Along Kickoff – Choosing Fabrics

We are happy to announce the upcoming Lemon Drop Dress Sew-Along! Tie Dye Diva Facebook Group members overwhelmingly voted for the Lemon Drop Dress pattern to be the featured pattern for our online sew-along that starts June 12. If you haven’t participated in a sew-along before, here is some information here to explain what it … Continue reading “Lemon Drop Dress Sew Along – Pre-Sew Along Kickoff – Choosing Fabrics”

Featured Patterns | La Tulipe

London Calling La Tulipe – Sewing with Cotton Lawn (on the Cali Fabrics blog)

We are blogging about sewing with cotton lawn (and swoon! crochet lace trim) over on the Cali Fabrics blog – come see the beautiful La Tulipe Dress Gina made with Robert Kaufman’s London Calling cotton lawn in Swirling Leaves and Flowers in pink and orange! (affiliate link with a coupon discount for you) She’ll tell … Continue reading “London Calling La Tulipe – Sewing with Cotton Lawn (on the Cali Fabrics blog)”

Featured Patterns | free tutorial | Storybook Pinafore

The Storybook Pinafore Short Dress – Tutorial Tuesday

I’m going to be honest with you, I’m already crazy about chickens, owls, daisies, books, basically everything you see in the Garden Roost collection by Elizabeth Grubaugh for Blend Fabrics, so it was love at first sight!  When I saw this collection I knew I needed the perfect pattern to showcase these playful prints.  I … Continue reading “The Storybook Pinafore Short Dress – Tutorial Tuesday”

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How to Sew French Seams – Tuesday Tutorial

In continuing with our seam finishing tutorials and making our clothing gorgeous on the inside too, I thought I would share with you another simple and lovely seam finish, the French seam.  If you would like to see our previous post on seam finishes, you can find them here at Quick Seam Finishes. French seams … Continue reading “How to Sew French Seams – Tuesday Tutorial”