the acton

The Acton sew-along is coming!

I am officially back in the studio today (I did do a few sneaky hours in here last week) and getting myself and my little business organised for 2017. I am so excited about all that I have planned, with the first thing being the sew-along for the Acton, which will start this week! 

Will you be sewing along with me?

Here's the schedule so you can stay tuned to the posts you would like to see:

January 10 : Taking your measurements and selecting your size

January 11 : Making a toile

January 12 and 13 : Lengthening the bodice

January 16 and 17 : Shortening the bodice (Post 1 and Post 2)

January 18 : Full bust adjustment (FBA)

January 19 : Small bust adjustment (SBA)

January 20 : Grading between sizes

January 23 : Sewing with silk (or other slinky fabrics)

January 24 : Sewing princess seams (assembling the bodice - both views)

January 25 : Sewing in-seam pockets

January 26 : Attach the skirt to the bodice (view A)

January 27 : Inserting an invisible zip

January 30 : Making and attaching the straps (View A and View B)

January 31 : Attach the lining

January 1 : Hemming

February 2 : Attach the skirt to the bodice (view B)

February 3 : Adding the waist ties

February 6 : Finishing up (view B)

February 7 : Pattern hack - add a full circle skirt