Sew a Dress

Chunking the Sewing Process

In this article, you will learn how to chunk up the sewing process over a week to protect you body, your enjoyment of the sewing process; and your sanity. You will also learn how to fit sewing into even the busiest day!

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How to Sew a Simple Dress ~ Step 1 [A Series]

In this article, you will learn why Vogue 9237 is the perfect first dress pattern for beginners; the required skillset to sew this dress; the tools and supplies you will need; how to choose the right fabric for this pattern; and how to prep your fabric. Are you ready?!

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How to Sew a Simple Dress ~ Step 2 [A Series]

In this article, you will learn how easy it is to fit Vogue 9237. You will learn which body measurements you need to choose your starting pattern size; how to sew a test garment; and what you should look for when assessing the fit of this pattern. So if you’re ready…

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How to Sew a Simple Dress ~ Step 4 [A Series]

In this article, you will learn how to sew Vogue 9237. You will set yourself up for success with a pre-sew questionnaire. Then, you will staystitch your neckline and armholes; attach a flirty frill/ruffle; apply bias facings to neckline and armholes; install a hook & eye; and finish with a neat narrow hem! So get ready to get your flirt on!

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How to Sew a Simple Dress ~ Step 5 [A Series]

In this article, you will learn how to assess your garment sewing projects so that you learn what worked and didn’t work, what you like or loved and what you absolutely will not do again! Taking time to assess your projects will grow your dressmaking skills and ensure greater success with future projects. So let’s assess…

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