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Morris Sew Along

Morris Sew-Along: Sleeve Facings

We’re now onto the last step of our Morris Blazers, attaching the sleeve facings. To begin, sew the edges of each facing together, press the seams open, and grade the seam allowance. Next sew the narrower edge of the facing … Continue reading

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Morris Sew-Along: Attaching the Facing

We’re now going to attach the facing we made yesterday to the blazer. Start by aligning the center back seams of the blazer and facing with the right sides of the fabric facing each other. From there match the lapel … Continue reading

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Morris Sew-Along: Making the Facing

Today we’re going to assemble the main facing that finishes the collar and hem. Begin by taking your two front facing pieces and stitching them together along the center back seam. Press the seam allowance open and grade it in … Continue reading

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Morris Sew-Along: Setting Your Sleeves

To begin the process of inserting your sleeves we first need to assemble the sleeves. Start by sewing the underarm seam of each sleeve, finish the seam as desired (I serged mine) and press them towards the back of the … Continue reading

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Morris Sew-Along: Assembling the Body

Today we’re going to work through Morris Blazer steps 1-8 in the pattern booklet. Begin by fusing all of your interfacing to the corresponding pieces. You don’t need to do this immediately but I prefer to get it out of … Continue reading

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Morris Sew-Along: Cutting

Cutting the Morris is pretty self explanatory but I wanted to touch on a quick point or two. Above are the pieces you’ll need to cut from your self fabric – this is the main fabric you’re using for your … Continue reading

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Morris Sew-Along: Adjustments

Today as requested I have a few specific fit adjustments for you – lengthening and shortening the pattern, and a full bust adjustment. First up is lengthening and shortening the blazer. I’ll be showing the back┬áhere, but the same method … Continue reading

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Morris Sew-Along: Choosing Fabrics

Today we’re going to talk a little bit about choosing fabrics for your Morris Blazer. The Morris is drafted for use with fabrics that have a bit of stretch so lets talk about what this means for both wovens and … Continue reading

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Morris Blazer Sew Along Announcement

Just wanted to drop a quick note that the Morris Blazer Sew Along will be starting next week. The pattern isn’t very difficult so it’s likely it will only be 6 days long, but a lot of people have been … Continue reading

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