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Eléonore | July 26 2016

July is almost over, and I can finally look back at the past few weeks and at everything we accomplished in such a short time! Every year, summer is a very busy time for Deer&Doe: it’s during these months that we put the finishing touches to the fall-winter collection, photograph the samples and plan all […]

Camille | July 7 2016

This is a question we have been asked many times: how to adapt our patterns for a pregnant body? Though neither of us has given it a try yet, many talented seamstresses have used Deer&Doe patterns to create beautiful maternity garments… Here is a round-up of our favorite projects for mothers-to-be! 😉 Of all our patterns, […]

Eléonore | June 29 2016

Last week, we brought Airelle back to the shop along with a new short-sleeve variation. Let’s see how you can get the same look using the first edition of the pattern! Easy peasy! Just follow these steps 🙂 1/ Trace pattern piece #4 (sleeve). Draw a line 2 3/4” below the armhole curve. Cut along […]

Camille | June 22 2016

We have been talking about it for a while: since the switch to Deer&Doe’s new brand identity with the fall-winter 2015 collection, we have been freshening up older patterns as well. Changes are far from being purely visual: updated instruction booklets with extra illustrations, additional information on yardage and finished garments measurements, some small fixes […]

Eléonore | June 14 2016

Have you ever wondered how we determine our patterns’ levels? Do you have trouble quantifying your experience with sewing on a scale of 1 to 5? Today, we’ll explain everything! Sometimes represented with tiny scissors, buttons, or an enigmatic number, the level of a sewing pattern can be hard to understand. Furthermore, what comes easily […]

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