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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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Camille | May 31 2016

Tomorrow will be the start of Indie Pattern Month 2016, a celebration of the sewing community and independent sewing patterns! This year, Deer&Doe is a sponsor for the Hack It! contest, which will take place June 15th to 21st and encourages you to mix and tweak your favorite patterns. You have a chance to win […]

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Eléonore | May 25 2016

Today I’m showing you another garment from my #makenine challenge: the Anima pants, worn with my Mélilot shirt! I am delighted with these simple but well drafted pants, the instructions were very clear and they fit great! The lack of stretch in my french terry was a bit of a let down, but I still […]

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