Wren Bonus Short Sleeve Tutorial

Hello! Today we’re excited to be sharing a FREE bonus sleeve add-on for the Wren Blouse and Dress pattern. We explored several different variations through development and testing. Although this option did not end up in the final Wren pattern, we thought it would be fun to offer it as a free download. Click here

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Wren Sew Along | Sew Dress Skirt & Hem

This is the last step before you can wear your Wren dress! Sew the Ruffle Side Seams With the right sides together, sew the ruffle side seams. Finish and press to the back. Gather the Ruffle Change your stitch length to the longest possible length. Sew two parallel baste stitch lines. Make sure not to

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Wren Sew Along | Long Sleeves & Cuff

This post is for the longs sleeves and cuffs. If you are looking for the short sleeve instructions you can find the post here. The Mini Wren includes an elastic hem for the long sleeves so the short sleeve instructions are the best reference. We are working on publishing a video tutorial for this step,

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Wren Sew Along | Short Puff Sleeves

We are ready to sew the short puff sleeves (View A). The construction is the same for the Wren & Mini Wren for the short sleeve option. If you are sewing the Mini Wren long sleeves (View B), you will use these same instructions. The Mini Wren long sleeve is also finished with an elastic

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Wren Sew Along | Sew the Facing

Now we are ready to sew up the facing and create the fold-back placket. This might be a new construction than you have seen before. Just follow along and trust that it will work out! We also filmed this step, and we’ll post a link once it’s available. Sew the Facing Shoulder Seams Layout the

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Wren Sew Along | Stay Stitching, Sewing Darts & Shoulder Seams

Now we are ready to start sewing! Stay stitching, sewing darts (the back darts are optional) and sewing the bodice shoulder seams are up first. Stay Stitching Neckline Before handling your cut bodice pieces too much, sew a stitch line 1/4″ (0.6 cm) away from the fabric edge on the front and back neckline. This

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