Kielo-wrap-dress-sew-along, i’m super embarrassed about how long it has taken me to document some of my favourite sewing projects from last year. i made a few incredible things that i hung in our sample closet intending to photograph, and then just got busy and forgot about.. The 2018 sew together for summer was launched back in march when monika @rocco.sienna , sarah @sewsarahsmith , and suzy @sewing_in_spain announced this year’s theme of wrap dresses. last year, with my injury hampering my sewing, i was a bit late to the party when i made my sew over it penny dress, but, despite it being a bit of…, several years ago i made a kielo wrap dress from named in bargain basement jersey. the jersey i chose for that kielo wrap dress was a loud, horrible 70s-esque geometric swirly print in pink and purple..
I knew i had to make this dress, from named patterns, when i saw photos of it on other people.i love its drape and drama. i’ve never been a fan of maxi dresses (on me), so i knew i’d want to go shorter, but the dress’s beauty, combined with its (purported) ease of construction made this a must-sew., kielo wrap dress: from knit to woven version every now and again i come across a pattern that is a wardrobe changer and this summer, named clothing's kielo wrap dress has been my dress of the summer. i haven't worn my vintage style fit and flare dresses hardly at all..
It’s a very quick dress to put together, and aside from needing to have gone up one size for the woven fabric, i am happy with how it came out. if i had known how tight the armholes would be, i would have added a little width to the bust of the pattern pieces, but unfortunately the dress was already made up by the time i realized this issue., pattern review: the kielo wrap dress. i’ve been itching to make a kielo wrap dress ever since i found out that named clothing had a free long sleeve add-on. the original is a beauty but ever since i started sewing clothes for myself, i shy away from sleeveless patterns. i know, i can always wear something underneath or on top to make it ....
Kielo facing tutorial. sewing a facing is a good idea whenever you want a clean-cut result, without visible topstitching showing on the outside of your garment. the original kielo doesn’t come with a facing pattern, but making one yourself is very simple! there’s also much free space in the printed sprout kielo pattern, if you want to make ..., kielo wrap dress description simple sizes: eur 32 – 46 (us 0 – 14 / uk 4 – 18) very simple maxi dress with an interesting shape; sleeveless design, you can download a free sleeve add-on for the dress here!; wrap tie closure at the waist.
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