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my favorite liesl + co. pattern: teri from fa sew la

We’re happy to have Teri with us today. She’s sharing some makes from her favorite Liesl + Co. pattern.

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how i plan my core wardrobe: spring transition edition

Liesl is back talking about core wardrobe today. In this post she shows you how she has assembled her spring core wardrobe to give you some insight into the process so you can build your own.

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ask me: housekeeping questions

Liesl is back with another Ask Me post today. Have a question you want to ask her? Read through the post to find out how.

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weekend links

Liesl is here, because it’s Friday once again, with her Weekend Links post.

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sew + tell: elizabeth’s lisette b6260 jacket

See what Elizabeth made using the Lisette for Butterick B6260 jacket pattern. It’s amazing!

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bento tee round-up

The Liesl + Co. Bento Tee flows seamlessly into any wardrobe. Come and see what your sewing friends have done with the pattern.

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oliver + s building block dress wins a benjamin franklin award

Oliver + S Building Block Dress has been awarded a silver medal in this year’s Benjamin Franklin Awards, sponsored by the Independent Book Publishers Association. Lindsie Bergevin, the book’s designer, attended the ceremony and has this recap of the event.

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a custom-printed skirt for biarritz, with fabric from contrado

Liesl wears her Gustave Courbet French beach skirt to the beach in France. The fabric was custom-printed for her by Contrado. Here are all the details.

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sew + tell: bento tee, alabama style

Liesl shares a special Bento Tee she has made using reverse applique. It’s perfect for wearing around her Spanish neighborhood.

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weekend links

Liesl is here again with her weekend picks for the weekend starting April 14, 2017.

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oliver + s skirts sewn by kids

Look at these little seamstresses who sewed Oliver + S skirts! If you don’t rush them and work at their pace and level of interest, it’s possible to get girls interested in sewing their own skirts.

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sew+ tell: liesl’s lisette for butterick B6411

I’ve been wearing this dress for a few months now. I haven’t had a chance to show it to you yet, so let’s remedy that before it gets too warm out! I’m really pleased with how it turned out. Pattern: …

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my favorite oliver + s pattern: diana from bióka

We’re happy to have Diana with us today. She’s sharing some makes from her favorite Oliver + S pattern.

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three contrast details for your classic shirt

It’s the little things that count when you’re sewing a basic, wardrobe-staple pattern. Here are three fun details you can add to your Liesl + Co. Classic Shirt to make it extra special.

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weekend links

Liesl is here with her picks for the first weekend in April, 2017.

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my favorite liesl + co. pattern: kelly from purple workbench

We’re kicking off a new series: My Favorite Liesl + Co. Pattern. Come and have a look!

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ask me: picking prints and patterns

Liesl is here with another installment in the Ask Me series. This one is about selecting fabric for your sewing.

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weekend links: rachel edition

Thanks for joining us for this edition of Weekend Links. We have a great variety of links to inspire you this week.

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spring liesl + co. styles now available

The new Liesl + Co. Spring 2017 patterns are now available in the Oliver + S shop.

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soho shorts + skirt fabric ideas

Liesl is here with some fabric ideas and inspiration to help you start thinking about fun things you can do with the Liesl + Co. SoHo Shorts + Skirt pattern.

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soho shorts + skirt styling ideas

Liesl is here with some inspiration and styling ideas to get you thinking about how you can use the new Liesl + Co. SoHo Shorts + Skirt pattern in your personal core wardrobe.

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the bistro dress pattern is now available in paper

We’re happy to let you know that we’ve decided to make the Liesl + Co. Bistro Dress pattern available in a paper version as well. Here are all the details.

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classic shirt fabric ideas

The Liesl + Co. Classic Shirt pattern provides you so many options when it comes to fabric selection. Liesl is here to share her thoughts on several of the options that you can choose.

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classic shirt styling ideas

The new Liesl + Co. Classic Shirt pattern is incredibly versatile. With this style, a big part of the fun is in how you style it, and Liesl has some styling ideas for you today.

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introducing the liesl + co. soho shorts + skirt sewing pattern

Introducing the Liesl + Co. SoHo Shorts + Skirt pattern. It’s a style that’s incredibly versatile and that can be dressed up for work or down for the weekend.

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introducing the liesl + co. classic shirt sewing pattern

Introducing the Liesl + Co. Classic Shirt pattern. Because every core wardrobe needs a perfect shirt–or more than one!

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what’s in your core wardrobe?

Having a core wardrobe can make dressing simpler and can help you feel better about what you wear and how you look. Here’s an introduction to the concept of what a core wardrobe is.

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weekend links

Liesl is here with her usual Friday roundup of weekend links.

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roller skate dresses sewn by marte

Marte is stopping by to share her Oliver + S Roller Skate dresses that she’s made over the years.

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oliver + s round-up

Today we have many Oliver + S examples to inspire your creativity and to help keep your sewing fresh.

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