Ivy Dress + Top Sew Along

8 Sewing Button SQUARE

9 — Finishing touches

18—May 2021

Now it's time to do the finishing touches. Your Ivy Dress or Top is almost complete!

Ivy Dress + Top Sew Along — 9 — Finishing touches
May 18 2021
11 Stitch In The Ditch

To keep your skirt or peplum seam allowance in place, back tack in the ditch 2-3 stitches at the bodice side seams and bodice centre back.

Our photo shows this on the Ivy Top, but it is the same for the Ivy Dress.

8 Sewing Button

If you are sewing the Round Neck or Peter Pan Collar, sew a button at centre back, opposite your button loop.

36 Button Cuff Marking
37 Sewing Button To Cuff

If you are sewing the button cuff, sew a buttonhole on each cuff as, as per your machine’s settings. Use the buttonhole placement template as a guide.

Then sew a button on the tab, opposite the buttonhole.

Ivy Tie Back Sleeveless Dress Hang

Remove any visible basting or gathering stitches that remain and clip any loose threads.

Ivy Peter Pan Short Sleeve Peplum
Ivy Round Neck Long Sleeve Tie Cuff

Give your Ivy Dress or Top a final press. You're all done!

Check out the Ivy Dress + Top pattern in our Online Store here. Don't forget you can always email us via [email protected] if you need advice!

Ivy makes from our wonderful community are also popping up over on Instagram, follow @makebytfs and use #TFSIvyDress or #TFSIvyTop so others can check out your creations!

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