Video tutorials on how to sew the Sia Dress – view D unlined are now up on my website and ready for viewing and sewing along to. You can click here to access the tutorials.
Part A takes you through the preparation stages where I share tips about fusing, making notches and drill holes. Then the fun part begins, sewing the bodice. I go through each step in detail and again share tips on how to achieve a great finish with your dress. There are a ton of close up images on how to prepare and finish your binded neck edge to perfection.
Part B takes you through preparing the waist ties and sewing on the waistband of the dress. I share tips on how to achieve the perfect turned point on your ties and how to ensure your center front bodice pieces line up exactly at center front.
Part C takes shows you how to construct and insert the tie sleeves. Part D is how to sew your skirt with tips on sewing a stretch free pocket. Part E is connecting your skirt to the bodice and all of the finishing touches like inserting the perfect invisible zipper, sewing a beautiful double turned hem and sewing on buttons using your machine.
This is also the big reveal for my latest Sia Dress which I love. It has been made in a printed Anique Floral linen from Potter & Co. It is the perfect composition and weight to make an unlined version of the Sia Dress. If you are an intermediate beginner this type of fabric is perfect to sew a Sia Dress and start building on your sewing skills. And now that the video tutorials are here you will have the perfect support network to help you through this s sewing project.
The Sia Dress PDF Pattern is available by clicking here. The pattern comes in US2 to US22 or AU/UK 6-26. It has options for lining and comes in a mini or midi length. The pattern cost $AU12 which is a little less than $US8 at today’s exchange rate.
I really hope you find value in the video tutorials. I am always here to help if you have any questions that are not covered in the tutorials. You can get in contact with me via Instagram or clicking here.