Tag Archive: general post

using the building block dress to make a chulapa

Today Liesl shares a special creation–two, actually. She made chulapas, which are the traditional Madrid costume, for S and her friend using techniques from the Building Block Dress book.

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ask me: how to mix patterns

Liesl is here with another installment in her Ask Me series. This months it’s about mixing patterns and prints, and she shares her three rules of pattern mixing.

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weekend links

Because it’s Friday, Liesl is back again. She’s got links for you again this weekend. Happy clicking!

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my favorite oliver + s pattern: school days jacket

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

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announcing the soho shorts sew along and linky party

Please join us for the Liesl + Co. SoHo shorts sew-along which will be taking place May 29-June 2.

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share your classic shirt with the sew along group

Did you join us for the Classic Shirt sew along last week? Or have you made a Classic Shirt lately? If so, add a link to let everyone see your handiwork.

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sew + tell: building block jumper

For this edition of Sew + Tell, Kate is here to share an adorable outfit she created using the Oliver + S Building Block Dress book.

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my lisette for butterick B6331 trench coat

Liesl shares what she made with her Lisette for Butterick B6331 trench coat pattern.

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weekend link, shelley edition

Liesl is taking this week off from writing her usual Friday Weekend Links post. But don’t fear. Shelley is here to fill up your tank with some good reading material for the weekend.

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turning the bento tee into a dress

Liesl shows you a couple simple customizations she used to turn the Liesl + Co. Bento Tee pattern into a dress for spring and summer.

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weekend links

Liesl is her with her weekend picks for the first week in May, 2017.

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weekend links

Liesl is her with her weekend picks for the first week in May, 2017.

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explorer vest round-up

People have been doing some clever things with the Explorer Vest from the Oliver + S Little Things to Sew book. Come and see all of the wonderful inspiration!

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sew + tell: easter building block dress

See the Easter dress Valentina made using the Oliver + S Building Block Dress book. It’s amazing!

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style file: the summer coat

We bet you don’t typically think of sewing a coat for summer. But Liesl is here to show you how to make a very lightweight one that can easily become part of your core wardrobe.

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weekend links

It’s Friday. And that means Liesl is back with her weekend links. This week they include some new Instagram fun.

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announcing the classic shirt sew-along and linky party

Please join Rachel for the Liesl + Co. Classic Shirt Sew-along which starts May 8th!

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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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