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Finishing a curved hem with bias tape Kalle Shirtdress pattern

Finishing a curved hem with bias tape Kalle Shirtdress pattern


Finishing a curved hem with bias tape // Kalle Shirtdress pattern Sewalong

Finishing a curved hem with bias tape // Kalle Shirtdress pattern Sewalong via @closetcasepatt

Stitch the hem in place about 1/4″ from the edge. I find it's easier to do this from the wrong side so you can ensure you're catching the bias tape in your ...

Finishing Curved Hem with Bias Tape & Sewing Side Seams // Kalle Sewalong https

To begin, pin the tape into place along the hem, right sides together. The seam of the bias tape should fall along the center back.

How to finish a curved shirt hem with bias tape for a neat & clean finish, as well as sewing side seams for Kalle Shirtdress Sewalong.

I find it will wrap nicely around the hem of the shirt. You can pin the hem into place, but I love using wonder clips ...

Finishing Curved Hem with Bias Tape & Sewing Side Seams // Kalle Sewalong

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Love the curved hem. I slightly stretched the bias tape as I applied it, a trick I learned from sewing Tessuti patterns, which often use bias finish.

Sew My Style March – Kalle Shirtdress

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How to finish a curved shirt hem with bias tape for a neat & clean finish, as well as sewing side seams for Kalle Shirtdress Sewalong.

Kalle Shirt and Shirtdress. Closet Case Patterns

If the bias tape will end at the placket on right and left side of the shirt, pin into place along entire hem, right sides together, leaving at least 1/2″ ...

Top (left to right): Halifax by Hey June Handmade, Sweet Tee by Patterns for Pirates, Kelly Anorak by Closet Case Patterns

The March challenge for #sewmystyle2018 is the Kalle Shirt by Closet Case Patterns. Now let me tell you, when I signed up to take part in Sew My Style, ...

Close Case Patterns Kalle Shirt Dress

I had seen a glimpse of the pattern last year and couldn't wait for it to be released. It's such a fun and modern take on a classic shirtdress.

Indiesew.com | Kalle Shirt and Shirtdress Sewing Pattern by Closet Case Files | Indiesew

A lot of folks have altered the pattern to make the hem longer at the top of the curve, but I decided to just go with the pattern as drafted to see ...

If you want to read about my Kalle shirt dress in more detail check out my blog post https://attieanddora.com/2018/03/03/terracota-kalle-shirt-dress/

I saw this gold pineapple tencel fabric at Spotlight months and months ago and couldn't get the idea of a pineapple tencel Kalle dress out of my head.

I finished off the hemline with a binding to draw attention to that fun scalloped hem. It's a nice way to finish a hemline like this because you don't have ...

Mood Fabrics Tencel Denim Kalle Shirtdress

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Kalle Tunic with Sleeve Expansion

As you prepare to make your own version of this awesome pattern, you'll have a few choices to make right off the bat. First off – length. The Kalle offers a ...

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The Blaire shirt from StyleArc

I found these buttons at Button Button, a local store here in Vancouver. The staff there are always willing to help you find the perfect buttons for your ...

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I didn't mind finishing the hem with bias tape, yes it's finicky but it makes for a clean curve which is lovely.

Just like the previous one I made (The Violet Knit Jacket blogged HERE) the pattern is super professionally made and an absolutely ...

Several bloggers are sewing up different tank top patterns to help share a little tank sewing inspiration!

The bias binding on the hem worked like a charm. It was easy to apply and gives such a nice polished finish.

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Finishing Curved Hem with Bias Tape & Sewing Side Seams // Kalle Sewalong | Closet Case Patterns

After I posted my first Blaire on IG (the shirt version) which I hemmed with bias tape, someone commented that she liked the bias tape idea because she had ...

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So today, I wanted to talk you though all of the different shirt, blouse and shirt dress patterns we stock. They are all indie patterns and I know there are ...

The Blaire shirt from StyleArc


Hi again folks – another cool pattern that I've been meaning to try for ages is featured in #sewmystyle2018 this month. Now, I'll admit that the Closet Case ...

This makes it so that the dart point contours to the bust curve, rather than just a straight line. It also keeps darts from appearing too pointy.

I was inspired to make this pattern when I finally gave in and bought some Cotton & Steel Bespoke double gauze last weekend. After I got home I decided that ...

Sunny Dress by Friday Pattern Company for #SewMyStyle2018—another made-in-Sacramento adventure!

The Hadley is a slightly A line top that's fitted at the shoulders and bust, and is finished with facings on the neckline, armholes and hem.

I think its also worth mentioning the Kalle in this section too as it does have a dress option. I made a summery one in a rayon as part of the Summer ...

Fiona Sundress Pattern - Closet Case Files Pattern

Fabric; a 100% cotton seersucker gingham. This is, um, it's a little embarrassing… ahem, but it is actually an old tablecloth that I bought from the op shop ...

Closet Case Patterns Kalle Shirt Dress

Darts are used to form a piece of 2D fabric (your pattern piece) to a 3D shape (your body). Darts help shape the fabric around our curvy parts (breasts, ...

I wish I had taken better notes on how to achieve this look because, although Alice & Co. loved my finished jumpsuit and told us testers that they were ...

Classic Shirt as a pop-over instead of button-front style? Now you can with this free popover placket pattern piece and tutorial.

Linen Kalle Shirt

I used my bias pattern piece as bias binding, flipping the bias to the inside of the top and topstitching in place.

I made a shirt-dress for the PR contest, starting with the Closet Case Patterns Kalle, out of a stashed chambray fabric I bought from a fabric shop that no ...

True Bias Hudson Pants Pattern

I would recommend the Kalle to anyone on the lookout for a relaxed fit button-up shirt/tunic/dress. As always, Heathers pattern is well made and the ...

To finish the armholes without the sleeves, I bound the inside of the armholes with 1 in bias tape made from a Joann's Halloween quilting cotton with ...

Pattern: Kalle Shirt & Dress by Closet Case Patterns Fabric: Tencel from Spotlight Size: 4, graded out to 8 at the hip. Modifications: Lengthened by 4″ at ...

gingham Kalle dress

My first button-up shirt, a glorious bold floral Kalle. This piece is a bit out of my normal style comfort zone, but I'm so fond of ...



... and dress have an elegant bias binding finish. I love the look of plaid bias binding so this detail makes me so happy. It is well worth the effort!

The only adjustments I made to the pattern were to grade from a size 4 at the bust to a size 8 at the waist and size 10 at the hips.

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Kalle Shirtdress

I finished the hem with self made bias binding. I didn't use the templates provided in the pattern for bias pieces as I tend to find that they are pretty ...

Alder Shirtdress

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Shirtdress Contest 2 Finished Seams

I indicated all of the pattern markings using tailor's tacks, which helped as the placket attachment can become quite a hassle. Reflecting back on this, ...

I had to adjust the fit as the size that fitted my hips was way too big on the shoulders and chest, so I sliced down from mid-shoulder to hem and overlapped ...

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I used my sewing machine to sew on the buttons, but I was at a bit of a loss to figure out how to keep the button in place in the right ...

#RefashionFriday Pearl Dress to Curved Hem Sweater - Trish Stitched

Stitch the side seams as you would normally and finish the neckline and sleeve hems however you wish. I made bands by cutting 2 inch wide strips of ribbing ...

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Diary of a Chain Stitcher: Plaid Seamwork Dani Dress in Linen/Cotton from The

This is my third Kelle shirtdress, and this time I stitched up a 12, while my two previous incarnations had been a 14. It's a roomy pattern, ...

True Bias Patterns Lodo Dress

Here is a photo of that clever feature I just mentioned. The pocket bag is extended so that it creates an underlay under the side seam slit.