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Category: Tutorials and techniques

Camille | October 3 2017

A new technical tutorial today: let’s see together how to grade the Azara skirt between sizes! The Azara skirt is fitted between the waist and hips, and flares from the hips down. If your waist and hip measurements place you in different columns of our size chart, you’ll have to grade between these sizes to […]

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Camille | September 28 2017

The Givre dress/tee pattern contains two versions: sleeveless and 3/4 sleeves. In this tutorial, let’s see how to create a third version with short sleeves! To get the pattern piece of our new sleeve, we will modify piece #8 (sleeve head) by removing the 1 cm (3/8”) seam allowance at the bottom of the piece […]

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Camille | September 26 2017

Let’s say you like the style lines of the Azara skirt, but you’re unsure if the midi length is right for you… Well here is a really easy method to shorten it! Like on all our patterns, the Azara skirt has lengthen/shorten lines that indicate where to slash the pieces to add or remove length. […]

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Camille | April 19 2017

One of the technical points that give the Luzerne trench coat its tailored look is its bound buttonholes. If you find these scary, don’t worry! Follow this step by step guide and success is guaranteed 🙂 Before cutting the welt pieces, it’s important to check that the buttonhole size matches your buttons’ diameter. For Luzerne, […]

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Eléonore | March 31 2017

Today we are sharing three tutorials to adjust the bust of your Hoya blouse! The lovely faux-wrap neckline of the Hoya blouse is its focal point, so it’s important to have it fit right! If you notice some fit issues on your muslin, here’s how to get rid of them. Full Bust Adjustment (FBA) Does […]

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