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The Wildwood Wrap Dress Sewalong Part 3 - Skirt & Dress Assembly

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The Wildwood Wrap Dress Sewalong Part 3 - Skirt & Dress Assembly

Hello Wildwood sewists! Are you ready to complete your dresses? This dress may take longer than most of the patterns I make, however, once you get the hang of all the little details in this design, it will go much more quickly if you choose to sew it again sometime.  I am going a little out of order from the written instructions today. I want to start with the belt because.... my thinking is that when you get to the point where you attach the bodice to the skirt, if you have the belt finished, you can sort of try...

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The Wildwood Sewalong Part 2 - Bodice Construction

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The Wildwood Sewalong Part 2 - Bodice Construction

Hello Wildwood sewers! Today we are going to start sewing the bodice of the dress. We left off yesterday with the homework of having cut out the pieces and today we are ready to get sewing. I am using linen from Fabrics-Store.com in the color Wild Cherry. It looks very wrinkled in these photos for some reason but in real life, it's the perfect amount of linen rumpled loveliness. 1.  We are going to start by staystitching some of the diagonally cut edges of our pieces. Even though we are just working on the bodice today, we can go ahead and staystitch ALL...

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The Wildwood Sew Along Part 1 - Fit, Fabrics & Pattern Adjustments

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The Wildwood Sew Along Part 1 - Fit, Fabrics & Pattern Adjustments

Welcome to the Wildwood Wrap Dress sew along. Before we get started with the actual cutting and sewing, I want to cover supplies, fabric choices, fit and adjustments - a little pre-game planning. As far as supplies go, you will need the following items:  1. matching thread (1 - 2 spools). 2. light-weight fusible interfacing.  3. (1) 3/4”/18mm button - this is an approximate size. You can go slightly smaller or larger if you choose. I like to use a flat clear button because it is only functional and the belt will cover it.  4. 42”/ 107cm of 1/4”/6mm wide twill tape or...

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