Tag: Top

Binding the Bodice

With the sleeves attached the bodice is close to finished. Up next, adding binding to conceal the raw edges. Before starting I gave the bodice a good press using a press cloth. Since I want the binding to be hidden on the inside of… Continue Reading “Binding the Bodice”

Bodice & Sleeves

Once the boning was inserted into the casings there were just a few more steps to complete. The first thing I did was to stitch across the bottom of each casing with a 5/8 inch seam allowance. This was to make sure that the… Continue Reading “Bodice & Sleeves”

Sewing the Bodice

Now that the pattern is ready it’s time to sew the bodice. The first step is to prepare your fabric. Make sure that is washed and laundered if applicable. I want the bodice of my dress to act much like a corset. The lining… Continue Reading “Sewing the Bodice”

A Day at the Park

I am excited to show you the first in a new series I am working on! The next step in the Belle dress is coming soon, but to tide you over until then here is a quick look at my next idea. I LOVE… Continue Reading “A Day at the Park”

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