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Siahra Empire Waist Dress Sewalong

3 Lessons taught by Sienna


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Sew the Siahra dress along with us! This midi-length dress has an empire waist, adjustable straps, and a clever casing creates a gathered neckline. The front is finished with a facing, and the underarms and back neckline are finished with single-fold bias tape.

In this class, you’ll learn:


  • How to pick the right fabric

  • Tips for gathering

  • How to attach single fold bias tape

  • How to make the adjustable bra straps

  • Plus, see each step from the instructions in action

Siahra Empire Waist Dress Sewalong

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


  • Siahra pattern

  • All-purpose polyester sewing thread

  • Sewing machine needle

  • Two 1/2” (10 mm) bra slides

  • Two 1/2” (10 mm) bra rings

  • 1 3/8 yards (1.2 meters) of 1/2” (10 mm) single fold bias tape

  • Small safety pin

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Work alongside other sewists by participating in the Seamwork community. Ask and answer questions, share your progress, get inspired by real-life sewists, and post your finished projects.

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