Jessie Top, Tunic, and Dress Sew Along Day 1

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We’re excited you are joining us for the Jessie Top, Tunic, and Dress Sew Along!

The Jessie pattern is the newest addition to the 5 out of 4 family of patterns.  Jessie is designed to be fitted through the bust and waist and you can make it with a traditional high back or go with the low ballerina back.  Other options include:

  • Top, Tunic, Short Dress, and Knee Length Dress Lengths
  • 5 Sleeve Lengths: Sleeveless, Short, Elbow, 3/4, and Long
  • Multiple Back Options: High, Low Ballerina, Racerback Insert, and Strappy Back

Now that you are thinking about all the options included in this pattern and trying to decide what to make, let’s go ahead and print and assemble the pattern.

We have some helpful videos to guide you through printing and assembling a 5 out of 4 PDF pattern.  Just follow the instructions in the video below to make sure you correctly print your pattern.  Don’t forget to check and measure the 1in square on page 1 of the pattern.

 

Once you have your pattern printed, let’s move on to assembling the pattern:

 

 

That’s it for Day 1.  Be sure to check-in on today’s post in the Facebook group for your chance to win a $5 Starbucks gift card.

Here is the rest of the schedule for the sew along

Day 1: Print and assemble pattern

Day 2: Fabric.  We will go over suggested fabric types and show you some handy sewing tools for making your straps.

Day 3:  Begin construction and assemble shoulder, side seams, and if applicable sleeves.

Day 4:  Bands/Binding for neck and arms

Day 5: Finishing touches including hemming.  Post complete projects

 

Don’t forget there is still time to use the discount code provide by Boho Fabrics!  Use code JESSIE15 when you place your order at www.bohofabrics.com.  They have been putting together some amazing fabric bundles all month log for various 5 out of 4 patterns so be sure to check them out.

 

 

 

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