“seams legit” sewing lesson: a bralette!

It's March - already! We had a lovely time sewing briefs last month; this month we continue our lingerie efforts by making a bralette. A reminder that for all sew-alongs you need: 1. a machine with it's manual, tuned-up, that can sew a balanced zig-zag2. the supplies...

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“seams legit” sewing lesson: briefs!

"Seams Legit" February Lesson: Briefs!e

We had a lovely time sewing socks last month; for February and March we are kicking it up a notch with some lingerie!

This month, besides learning a bit more about knit-sewing, we are also going to be using a rotary cutter and mat. This means that the rest of my “Seams Legit” classes will assume rotary cutting. And please – don’t panic! Panties are the perfect garment to practice rotary cutting. Make several pair! During March’s bralette project will finesse our skills even more. While there are many videos out there demonstrating rotary cutting, I will be talking over it while livestreaming too. Find a mat and a cutter – invest in yourself!

So! Let’s talk panties!

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“seams legit” calendar & schedule

Today we went live on Facebook and made up our Jalie socks; we had a great time! I was especially pleased that several people sewed their own socks along with me, and others gave feedback on the stream. This kind of participation really helps me create a helpful and coherent stream.

If you are just finding this post, but want to make the socks yourself, you can start at my materials list, and continue on.

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