Ruby Slips Around the World

I love seeing all the Ruby Slips popping up on sewing blogs right around the world, and it gives me a real buzz to see what a great job everyone has done!  Following are some awesome examples, and you can click on the links to read the story behind each one. Kristen at K.Line made […]

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The Ruby Slip #8 – Finishing!

Today is the final instalment of the Ruby Slip Sewalong!  If you still need to download the free pattern or catch up on previous sewalong posts, check out the Sewalong tab above for all the links. By now you will have assembled the bias skirt and the lace bodice, so it is time to sew […]

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The Ruby Slip #7 – Lace Bodice Variations

If you are sewing the Ruby Slip and would like to use a narrower lace on the bodice – here’s how!  I’ll show you how to adapt the bodice pattern pieces, and also how to convert the princess seam into gathers under the bust – like this one that I whipped up in honey coloured […]

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The Ruby Slip #6 – Sewing the Lace Bodice

In #6 of the Ruby Slip Sew-along we are going to sew the lace bodice – isn’t it pretty?! Let’s start at the centre front.  Lay the R and L Centre Front Bodice face up, then lap the R side over the L, matching the CF dot at the neckline, and the CF notch at […]

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The Ruby Slip #5 – Sewing the Bias Skirt

Let’s start sewing the bias skirt pieces together!  I’ll show you how I do this – along with a few tips and some troubleshooting. Assembling the Bias Skirt: With right sides facing, sew the skirt side seams from the hem up, matching all notches:   I recommend using the flatbed of your machine to do […]

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