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Camille | October 16 2018

After Magnolia, here are now the Opium coats sewn by our wonderful pattern testers and reviewers! Sarah (review) and Elodie (review) chose to make the belted version of Opium, which showcases the waistline. We love Sarah’s print mixing and Elodie’s monochrome look! For Julie (test) and Lise (review), coat doesn’t equal drab color! In blue or […]

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Camille | October 15 2018

Today we’re sharing with you the lovely Magnolia dresses sewn by our pattern testers and reviewers! Elodie (test) and Tori (review) both chose a drapey rayon to sew a floor-length Magnolia, which gives their dresses a dramatic flair perfect for special occasions. Diane (review) used an Indonesian batik for her dress which mixes the neckline […]

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Camille | October 12 2018

The main ingredient for a successful coat is a good fabric. Today, let’s talk about how to find the perfect wool coating for Opium! Wool is the fiber you’ll want for a coat: it is naturally insulating and water resistant, which lets it to keep you warm and dry all winter long. Wool can be […]

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Eléonore | October 11 2018

The Magnolia dress can be sewn in many different types of lightweight fabric: lawn, cotton voile, rayon twill or crepe, silk… but to pick the ideal fabric, you’ll first need to decide for which occasion you’d like to make this dress, and in which version! With its long skirt, version A should ideally be made […]

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Eléonore | October 5 2018

Today I’m telling you more about Opium: the perfect pattern to dive into the world of coat-making! Many of you had been asking for a Deer&Doe coat, and this idea had been on our minds for a few winters… now after long months in the making, Opium is finally born! This swing coat has a […]

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