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Knox Paneled Pinafore Dress Sewalong

4 Lessons taught by Sienna

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Lesson 1: Welcome!

If you like to wear layers, Knox will fit right into your wardrobe. This clever pinafore is full of fun details to sew, and the pattern is very beginner-friendly. The side panels create dropped, squared armholes for a unique silhouette, and you’ll also find pockets set into the panels. No closures are needed to layer this pinafore over your favorite tee or button-up shirt.

In this class, you’ll learn:


  • How to select fabric for your Knox

  • How to attach single fold bias tape to the neckline

  • How to sew the side panels and pockets

  • Plus, see each step from the instructions in action

Transcript

Hi everyone, I’m Sienna, the content producer here at Seamwork. Welcome to the Knox sewalong class. Knox is a pinafore dress that’s great for layering. It’s full of fun details to sew, and the pattern is super beginner friendly. The side panels create fun dropped, squared armholes for a unique silhouette, and you’ll also find pocket set into those panels. No closures are needed to layer this pinafore over your favorite tee, button up shirt, or even a sweater.

In this class, you’ll learn how to apply single fold bias tape to the neckline, how to sew the clever pockets, and see each step of the instructions in action. You’ll also be able to chat with other Seamworkers about choosing fabric and getting a perfect fit in the Seamwork community.

In the next lesson, we’ll go over what fabrics and supplies to shop for. Let’s get started.

Knox Paneled Pinafore Dress Sewalong

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


  • Knox pinafore pattern

  • All-purpose polyester sewing thread

  • Sewing machine needle

  • 1 yard (.9 meters) of 1/2” (13 mm) single fold bias tape

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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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