Saturday, October 20, 2012

Peony Sew-Along: Matching Plaids & Stripes

Matching plaids and stripes is something that I struggle with.  The process can be extremely time-consuming, frustrating, and can really affect your satisfaction with your finished garment.  Below are excellent tutorials for cutting out all your pattern pieces so that they match up:

Ensuring your plaids/stripes match as you sew:

Sarai and Caitlin, of course, have a fabulous tutorial over at the Coletterie, too.

The Peony project schedule is as follows:

Week of October 1st: Sew-Along Kick-Off (Muslins, measurements, etc)
Week of October 8th: Fabulous Fit
Week of October 15th: It's All About Fabric!
Weeks of October 22nd - 31st: Be Our Guest
Week of November 5th: Peony Parade - be sure to upload your finished dress into the sew-along Flickr group!


Clarissa said...

These are the best tutorials for matching plaids that I've seen. Thank you for posting this.

Rochelle New said...

I'm definitely book marking this for future reference! Thank you!

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