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Make the Annie Blouse with us!

A free pattern AND a free Stitch School Workshop

Sew Over It - Annie Blouse Workshiop

Annie is a stylish woven blouse pattern with long sleeves and a pretty shirred neckline detail. Make her as an everyday staple in a solid colour or create something special by pairing Annie with a vibrant print.

Join Lisa in this free Stitch School workshop as she takes you through the whole process of sewing up our Annie Blouse, sharing all her hints and tips along the way.

The Annie Blouse is a PDF Pattern available for free to all our newsletter subscribers. Sign up today to receive your personal download link and then try out the Annie Blouse Workshop to get a taste of Stitch School!

TUTORIALS

We add at least two new tutorials to Stitch School every month. We’ll be covering fun Pattern Hacks, informative techniques, answering your fitting queries and much more! You’ll get access to all of our tutorials with either of Stitch School’s subscription levels.

The Grocery Bag is a great project for Confident Beginners and beyond. You’ll practice your measuring and pressing skills and also learn how to create faux mitred corners.

If you’re sewing the Grocery Bag and haven’t come across a faux mitred corner before then watch this tutorial to demystify the situation.

Sometimes you might not want finish your jersey dress with a neckband, so what do you do instead? Use a jersey binding of course!

Sewing a collar & collar stand can seem like a rite of passage in levelling up your sewing, but can be a little bit daunting too. In this tutorial we’ve brought you an excerpt of our Intro to Sewing Shirts online masterclass, focusing on the collar of the Ultimate Shirt.

ONLINE CLASSES

Stitch School will bring you at least six new online classes every year, whether it’s a quicker Workshop with a guided sewalong to help you sew your pattern up or an in-depth Masterclass complete with detailed downloadable guides and top tips, you’ll never be short of inspiration for what to sew. All of our online classes are free to our Premium subscribers.

Sew three must-have accessories with our City Set Bag Collection, made up of the useful Card Wallet, on-trend Bum Bag and functional Sports Bag patterns.

In this masterclass you’ll tackle three different accessories projects guided by the expert tuition of Sew Over It teacher, Layla. There’s step by step videos for every step of the projects, detailed deep dives in the fabric, interfacing & hardware and lots of tips and extras that you won’t find anywhere else. Sew along with Layla to overcome any fears that you may have about sewing bags, and you’ll come away with a gorgeous coordinating set that’s designed just for you.

Sew Over It - Jeans Class

Learn to sew an ultimate pair of jeans that fit you to perfection with our online sewing masterclass. With three different styles to choose between, in this class you’ll tackle our Ultimate Jeans sewing pattern with our pro teacher Becca by your side.

With over 4.5 hours and 60 individual lessons you’ll come away with a raft of new sewing skills including how to get the perfect topstitching, how to apply rivets and buttons, how to insert a classic zip fly and what to do if your sewing machine doesn’t want to cooperate with bulky denim!

Pattern Drafting bodice with pins

Intro to Pattern Drafting

Have you made a few garments, but are still looking to achieve the perfect fit for your shape and create bespoke patterns of your own? In our Introduction to Pattern Drafting course, we’ll show you how to take super accurate measurements and create a block for both a bodice and a skirt from scratch. We’ll then guide you through how to fit the blocks to your measurements and adapt the pattern into a basic fitted shift dress that hugs you in all the right places!

The Introduction to Pattern Drafting at intermediate sewers who have made a few garments before, but are keen to start adapting or creating your own patterns to achieve an even better fit. If you’ve graded patterns between sizes before but not made your own blocks from scratch, then this is also for you.

STITCH SCHOOL COMMUNITY

As a Stitch School subscriber you’ll also get access to our wonderful sewing community. Join in the fun!

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Join the Stitch School Facebook group to hear all the latest news about Stitch School. Whether it’s new content, exciting teasers or chats with fellow sewists it’s the place to be!

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Dedicated Support

If you’re struggling with one of your Stitch School projects then simply get in touch with us on [email protected] We’ve got our expert team on standby to help you on your way.

When emailing please try to send us as much information as possible, and include pictures if you can as they’ll help us get you on your way a lot more quickly.

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We love to answer your fitting questions! Email in your questions to [email protected] and we’ll get to work on finding the best answers for your queries!

Find answers to previous Fitting Friday queries here.

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