The Bronte Top Sew-A-Long...

Monday, June 16, 2014

Wow you guys, what an amazing reception to Bronte there has been, I'm so glad you like her!

As promised, I am running a sew-a-long for The Bronte Top, so if you're planning on sewing your own Bronte with us, here are some dates you might like jot down in your diary (if there is something in particular that you'd like to know about that I haven't mentioned below, let me know and I'll do my best to add it in) - you can buy the pattern for instant download here.

Thursday 19th June
All about suitable knits for your Bronte top and some of my favourite types

Monday 23rd June
Appropriate sewing machine settings for sewing with knits (if you don't have an overlocker)

Thursday 26th June
Flat Pattern Adjustments Part 1 - Lengthening & Shortening the bodice and long sleeves

Monday 30th June
Flat Pattern Adjustment Part 2 - Doing an FBA (full bust adjustment) for knits

Monday 7th July
Let's Start Sewing! Adding bindings to the front and back necklines

Thursday 10th July
Basting shoulders together and inserting sleeves

Monday 14th July
Finishing side seams and hemming

Thursday 17th July
Finishing the neckline

If you want to let everyone know that you're taking part in the fun, I've created a little 200px button for you to display on your blog as well -

Grab button for The Bronte Top Sew a long by Jennifer Lauren
<div class="Jennifer-lauren-vintage-bronte-button" style="width: 200px; margin: 0 auto;"> <a href="http://www.jenniferlaurenvintage.com/2014/06/the-bronte-top-sew-long.html" rel="nofollow"> <img src="http://i1289.photobucket.com/albums/b516/Jenniferlaurenv/BronteButtonFinalWeb_zps08fdc541.jpg" alt="Jennifer Lauren Vintage" width="200" height="200" /> </a> </div>

I've also started a Flickr Group for my patterns, so feel free to upload your makes onto the group board so I can see them (I'm nosey and I wanna see them!).

And finally, I had actually planned to get this post up on Friday, but alas, some major renovations have just started on our house and so I've been without a bathroom the entire week and for most of it, without lights, some power and the internet. Oh the joys of renovations, I can't wait for them to be finished! For those of you who are interested, I have actually started a little blog following our renovations over here if you'd like to have a nosey. There are only 2 posts up at the moment, but I'm planning rather a few more, especially after this week, the change has been rather dramatic (albeit dusty and messy!).

xx
J

2 comments on "The Bronte Top Sew-A-Long..."
  1. Exciting! Can't wait to get started :)

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  2. I just finished my first one, and let me say this pattern was absolutely a joy to put together! I've got another one cut out, just need to get some trim for it, and then I'll blog it!

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Jen

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