It's sew-along time again folks! This time round we will be sewing up the Stella blouse together.
I hope you're ready to join me in this sew-along?!
Start & Finish dates:
The sew-along will run for a week and i will posting everyday throughout. It is quite a quick blouse to sew up so a week is more than enough time to get it done.
Sew-along starts: Tuesday 28th of JanuarySew-along finishes: Sunday 2nd of February
With a sew & tell round up in the following days, the fun part!
Can ya sew?
If you are a newbie on the sewing machine or have been sewing for yonks, then the Stella blouse suits you all. The Stella blouse is rated as a beginner pattern. We will be covering both versions of the Stella blouse, View A with sleeves and View B the sleeveless version during the sew-along, and i will be holding your hand the whole way through. Hopefully you will pick up a few new & neat sewing skills along the way as well.
How this sew-along will roll:For the week that we shall sew the Stella blouse together we will follow the below schedule:
Post #1: Getting started with the Stella blouse, fabric suggestions, sizing, tracing and cutting.
Post #2: A guest post from Heather on: How to do a FBA and SBA on the Stella bodice.
Post #3: Start to assemble the bodice i.e darts etc.
Post #4: Inserting the zipper and assembling the pockets.
Post #5: Add the sleeves ( VIEW A) and how to finish off the sleeveless version ( VIEW B).
Post #6: Hem, finishing touches and we're done!
Count me in! What do i need?
* The The Stella blouse pattern
*Fabric - I recommend fabrics such as Chambray, Cotton & Cotton blends, Linen, Wool & Wool blends but the blouse is versatile enough feel free to experiment with different types of fabric.
* 7'' invisible zipper to match your fabric.
* Matching thread
* Two 5/8'' cute button
* The usual sewing supplies : Your trusty sewing machine, pins ( lots of them), sharp fabric scissors, an iron, tracing paper, pens & pencils, measuring tape.
Wanna be social?Keep in touch with other sew-along participants, post your progress, ask any questions or simply have a gawk on the below social media stuff:
Instagram/bluegingerdoll - Use the Hashtag's #bluegingerdoll or #stellasewalong to post your progress photos on Instagram.
Twitter/bluegingerdoll - #bluegingerdoll or #stellasewalong
Flickr.com/bluegingerdoll - Upload your Stella photos to the Flickr group.
Grab a button:
Hope this Stella blouse sew-along tickles ya fancy, cause it's going to be a good one!
If you have any questions or what to have something added to the sew-along then yell out!