Josie Blouse Sew-Along

Full List of Video Guides

Continue to reference the pattern instructions as well as using the videos below for further tips:
Page 6 – Marking the Shoulder Pleats (Video)
Page 7 – Prepare the Cuffs (Video)
Page 8 – Assembling the Shoulder Pleats (Video)
Page 9 – Attaching the Neckband (Video)
Page 10 – Assembling the Sleeve Pleats (Video)
Page 10 – Binding the Sleeve Vent (Video)
Page 12 – Attaching the Cuffs (Video)
Page 13 – Attaching the Sleeves (Video)
Page 14 – Marking the Buttonholes (Video)

Marking the Shoulder Pleats

Wondering about those markings on the shoulders? If you need any help understanding them or finding which ones are for your size it’s all explained in the video below:

Prepare the Cuffs

Want some help on prepping the cuffs? This video will walk you through all of the steps:

Assembling the Shoulder Pleats

Time for the pleats! This video shows the full assembly of pleats from marking to pressing so if you’re only interested in a particular section of the video you can skip to the following time:

  • Marking the pleat lines: 0:00
  • Sewing the first pleat: 4:15
  • Sewing the centre pleat: 6:42
  • Pressing the pleats: 9:00

Attaching the Neckband

Time to attach the neckband! The video walks you through every step from how (and why) to quarter the neckline to pressing your final beautiful neckline.

Assembling the Sleeve Pleats

Ready to put the sleeve pleats in? The video guide shows how to mark the pleats, assembly, and ironing them to get a nice flowing pleat line on your sleeves.

Binding the Sleeve Vent

A full walk-through on how to cut and then bind the sleeve vent so it has a nice clean finish.

Attaching the Cuffs

Showing how to attach the cuff to the sleeve.

Attaching the Sleeves

The video shows how to align the sleeve to shoulder pleats and easing the sleeve in.

Marking the Buttonholes

A quick guide on how to mark the buttonholes and checking they are put on the correct side of the cuff.