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Dara Chemise-Style Blouse Sewalong

Sew this romantic blouse with us.

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Prepare to Sew

This lesson covers all the basic things you need to know to get started with this sewalong. If you’re a beginner, this will be really helpful to watch!

If you feel like you already know how to get your pattern and fabric ready for sewing, go ahead and skip to the next lesson and you’ll learn to do some helpful fitting adjustments for the Dara blouse.

You’re going to learn how to:


  • Select a pattern and reference its skill level

  • Select a size

  • Prepare patterns and fabric

  • Cut and mark fabric

Click the timestamps to skip to these sections:


  • Selecting a Pattern (Skill Levels) (00:23)

  • How to Select a Size (00:43)

  • How to Download and Print Your Pattern (02:19)

  • How to Assemble Your Print-At-Home PDF Pattern (04:16)

  • Preparing Your Pattern and Fabric (06:05)

  • Cutting and Marking (06:59)

Dara Chemise-Style Blouse Sewalong

Here’s what you’ll need for this project:


  • Dara pattern

  • All-purpose polyester sewing thread

  • sewing machine needle

  • 5/8” lace trim (for version 1)

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