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The Cressida is the Jumpsuit for everyone
Circular patch Pocket
This is wonderful alternative to the usual shape of a patch pocket.
Hermione Wrap Top
This is an exclusive pattern just for our Members and is a really easy project to make.
These are a brilliant and utilitarian addition to any project
Welt pockets look wonderful as a detail on a jacket and are very straightforward to sew.
This pocket can be inserted into most seams, both horizontal and vertical
A tutorial to help you create cut-away pockets in your new garment.
Sewing with Sequins
Sewing with Velvet
A wonderful guide to sewing with Velvet fabrics
Sequin Regan Top
It’s time for a bit of Sparkle and Glamour on the run up to Christmas!
Peaseblossom top with Pocket
Our Peaseblossom top with a pocket
Digital Sewing Planner
Our lovely digital planner to help you plan all your new projects!
Choosing the right fabric for your project can make all the difference.
Fabric choices for Hermione
Hermione works best with lightweight woven fabrics
Prepping the pocket
Getting started with your pocket
Getting started on your pocket
Types of sequin fabrics
Different types of velvet
Laying, Cutting and Marking the pattern
All the technical info!
All the other things you'll need for this project
Getting started and a bit of prep
Cutting and prepping the fabric pieces
Attaching the Welt
Sewing pocket bags together
Creating a nice curve
Sewing with sequins – Do’s
Sewing the Shoulders
Cutting and making the pocket
Checking body measurements to get the fabric quantity right for you.
Sewing the darts
Make sure to press the darts downwards
Cutting the opening
Adding Pocket bag
Finishing the pocket
Sewing with sequins – Don’ts
Laying and cutting out the pattern
Sewing the Neckband
Attaching the pocket to your garment
Finishing the leading edge
Neaten off the front curved edge first
Finishing the Welt
Marking out Stabilising
Making and finishing the rest of the top
Sewing the Shoulders
Cutting Out and Marking Up
The best way to cut out and transfer pattern markings to your fabric.
Sewing the shoulders and back neck facing
This is a great way to neaten everything at the same time.
Attaching the Neck Band
A little Bit of Prep
Attaching interfacing and stay stitching
Sewing the Sleeves and side seams
Make sure to leave a gap in one of the side seams
Finishing off the hems
Pinning, sewing and pressing the darts
Finishing off the Hems
The bottom edge and the sleeves are finished in the same way
Finishing seams and hems
Making up the Top
Sewing up the top and creating the cuffs
The finished top
Your finished Hermione
Making up and attaching the collar
Starting the trousers and sewing the front and back pockets
Joining the Trouser Fronts to the Backs
Sewing the fronts to the backs - it's looking more like a pair of trousers now!
Joining the Trousers to the Top
It's all coming together now!
Sewing and Attaching the Facings
Neatening the opening and the collar edge.
Finishing the Front Opening
Topstitching around the front opening and strengthening the crotch seam
Buttons and Buttonholes
Marking and sewing buttonholes and sewing on the buttons
Finishing the hems and anchoring the facings
Sewing the Tie Belt
Making the tie belt to finish things off
Bonus Feature – Belt Loops
You can also add belt loops!
The Finished Cressida Jumpsuit
The finished Jumpsuit - easier than you think to make and so very comfy to wear.