Category Archives: Alison Glass

Have you ever had something you wanted to do so badly that once the chance came around, your expectations were so high, you were nearly frozen with fear of failing or second guessing everything? That’s me. You see, my favorite wardrobe item is J.Crew’s Perfect Shirt, the most well made, perfectly fitting, brilliantly constructed shirt I’ve ever […]

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  • I was so excited by your post I just had to write :) I’ve been on a blouse making MISSION for the past 3 months in my search for the perfect shirt but I do want to make it! I’ve explored several patterns – a couple of which are outstanding and have been a great success – one is the Cashmerette Harrison (which would likely be too big for you since it starts at a 12) and the one I’m working on now is the Fitted Blouse by the Cupful by J. Stern designs. I have another on order from Vogue in their Comfort Fit category that also looks really good. Your process and relentless search to duplicate your favourite was so inspiring! I’m in awe :) Congratulations on your success. You have a pattern now that you can make over and over in all your favourite fabrics…you might want to make one up in dupioni silk (I did and love it!) :)ReplyCancel

  • Karen

    Well wasn’t that person who told you to buy one and deconstruct it simply brilliant. Your blouses are truly perfect and it’s delightful to read how excited you are! It inspires me to return to making clothes.ReplyCancel

  • These both look amazing, Meredith! I’m glad you were able to recreate your favorite shirt. I also have the Granville pattern but I haven’t made it yet. I’m concerned about the sleeves not fitting me properly. I just got the new Classic shirt pattern from Liesl + Co and I’m curious to try that one. I haven’t ever worn this J Crew shirt but I sort of want to go try one on and see how I like it. It looks like a great style!ReplyCancel

  • What a great accomplishment! I know what it’s like to be paralyzed by fear of… messing up. Good job find a solution, and now have a classic piece that will last a long time. Please bring to VT :) xoReplyCancel

  • You have outdone yourself! These shirts are absolutely breathtaking on you! As someone who sews, I marvel at the construction even more!ReplyCancel

Today’s the day to add your completed Shift Quilt top to be entered to win our super awesome grand prize!! The Prize a fat eighth bundle on Alison Glass’s brand new collection Seventy-Six, a $30 gift card to Hawthorne Threads, a $50 gift card to DuckaDilly, and a fat quarter bundle of Cotton + Steel […]

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  • Kaylyn Owens

    I still can’t get the link up to work. ReplyCancel

    • :( my website host is working on it. I’m extremely frustrated, and I cannot tell you how sorry I am that these issues continue to happen. I will contact you and announce on Instagram when the issue is resolved. ReplyCancel

    • It works!!! FINALLY. you may not be able to do it on your mobile browser, but the link up does work on a computer and I assume tablets as well. THANK YOU for being so patient. ReplyCancel

Today’s the day!!! I’m so excited to finally be at the final step, and from what I gather over social media, you are too! Today we are going to assemble our quilt tops. Before I get into that, I want to show you this week’s featured quilt using a gorgeous array of Liberty fabrics from […]

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  • I’m sorry it’s not quite what you envisioned, but I really like this one! It’s by far my favorite Shift!
    Happy sewingReplyCancel

Are you ready to sew??? This week we are going to sew up all the half square triangles, and then next week we will assemble the tops! I know I’ve broken it up to only one step a week, but this quilt, though aesthetically complex is such a breeze to sew together. I hope you […]

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  • emily

    wow! look at the little man at the sewing machine!!! love the quilt, such a relaxing colourway!ReplyCancel

  • Nancy Hilderbrand

    The colors are great and I would love to have the quilts.

Still We have made it to part two of the Shift a long! Have you designed your layout and purchased your fabric? (do remember to tag them so I can see! #shiftquilt and #shiftalong) Today we are going to talk about the cutting process. I’ve streamlined it through much practice, so I hope that will […]

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  • Kaylyn O

    Thanks for the tips. The pattern was a little confusing as it’s written. Thankfully I’m using only two main colors and won’t have to math too much.ReplyCancel