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flat s visits the netherlands

We’ve heard from Flat S again as she continues her travels around the globe. She has just wrapped up a nice visit with Nelleke and family in The Netherlands. Here’s a recap on what she did during her stay.

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my favorite oliver + s pattern: building block dress

We’re happy to have Steph with us today. She’s sharing some makes from her favorite Oliver + S pattern, the Building Block Dress.

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summer vacation

We’re taking most of the rest of the month of August off. But that doesn’t mean you can’t stay in touch! Join our Facebook friends groups and you’ll always have something interesting and inspiring to help you with your sewing.

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summer vacation

We’re taking most of the rest of the month of August off. But that doesn’t mean you can’t stay in touch! Join our Facebook friends groups and you’ll always have something interesting and inspiring to help you with your sewing.

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liesl + co. classic shirt as a dress

This week Liesl is going to show you how to turn the Liesl + Co. Classic Shirt Pattern into a dress. Today she talks you through lengthening the pattern.

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liesl + co. classic shirt as a dress

This week Liesl is going to show you how to turn the Liesl + Co. Classic Shirt Pattern into a dress. Today she talks you through lengthening the pattern.

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weekend links

Liesl is here again today with her weekly round up of links. Enjoy!

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technique-based workshops on creativebug

Liesl has twelve technique-based workshops available on the Creativebug site. You can visit the Creativebug website this summer to check them out and improve your sewing skills.

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ask me: do I need a dress form?

You’re an improving sewist and you’re considering buying a dress form. Do you need one to take your skills to the next level? In this installment of her Ask Me series, Liesl says that you really don’t.

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project-based workshops on creativebug

Liesl has seven project-based workshops available on the Creativebug site. Visit and check them out for some summer sewing fun.

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my favorite oliver + s pattern: fairy tale dress

We’re happy to have Jen with us today. She’s sharing some makes from her favorite Oliver + S pattern, the Fairy Tale Dress.

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liesl + co. bistro dress shift, sleeveless

Liesl shares one of her recent makes–a sleeveless Bistro Dress in a special fabric.

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weekend links

Liesl checks in again today with her regular Friday round up of things she thinks you’ll like.

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sew + tell: bucket hat mania

For this addition of Sew + Tell we have Sarah visiting from Goodbye Valentino sharing and talking about the Oliver + S Reversible Bucket Hats that she sewed for her granddaughter.

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introducing sew house seven patterns by Peggy Mead

Introducing Sew House Seven, digital sewing patterns for women’s apparel by Peggy Mead. All Sew House Seven styles are now available in the Oliver + S shop.

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introducing lisette for butterick B6493

Liesl introduces her second of two new Lisette styles for fall 2017. This one is the Lisette for Butterick B6493 skirt and jacket pattern.

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new for fall, introducing lisette for butterick B6482

It’s time to introduce our new Lisette styles for fall. Today Liesl previews the new Lisette for Butterick B6482 dress pattern.

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our super sweet summer sale starts today

We’ve just kicked off our super sweet summer sale. This week only, you’ll save 50% on our paper and digital patterns with this special coupon code.

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weekend links

It’s Friday, and Liesl is back with her selection of links for your weekend reading pleasure.

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new grainline studio patterns in the shop

We’re happy to announce that a number of new pattern styles from Jen Beeman of Grainline Studio are now available in the Oliver + S shop.

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all about skirts

Audrey from Skirt Fixation is here to talk about all of the Oliver + S skirts and Skirting The Issue, a charity project that will let you sew a skirt for a girl in foster care.

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introducing itch to stitch patterns by Kennis Wong

Introducing Itch to Stitch Designs, digital sewing patterns for women’s apparel by Kennis Wong. All Itch to Stitch styles are now available in the Oliver + S shop.

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building block dresses sewn by frances suzanne

Ashley and Emily are stopping by to share their Oliver + S Building Block dresses that they’ve made their nieces over the past year.

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announcing the popover sundress summer sew-along

Join us this summer as we sew the Oliver + S Popover Sundress. You can get the pattern for free from the Free Patterns section of our website.

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weekend links

Liesl checks in again today with her regular Friday round up of links to keep you occupied this weekend.

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why not sew a straight stitch society pattern this summer

Check out our Straight Stitch Society patterns. They are small, quick and easy projects for simple summer sewing.

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fabric shopping in madrid

Liesl introduces you to her favorite fabric and trim stores in Madrid. Use this guide and you’re sure to hit all the sewist’s hot spots when you’re visiting Spain’s capital.

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fourteen hem tutorials

There are several ways to sew a hem depending on what you want the finished look to appear like. Let me introduce you to fourteen hem tutorials that have appeared on the blog in the past. You’re sure to find just the hem finishing technique you need here!

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lisette for butterick B6464 sleeveless top

Liesl shares three summer tops she has made from her Lisette B6464 pattern. She also demonstrates how to do a bust adjustment on the pattern to give yourself a perfect fit.

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weekend links

Liesl checks in again today with her usual selecting for weekend picks for you.

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