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Category: Tutorials and techniques

Eléonore | June 15 2018

Ever since its release, the Myosotis dress has met a huge success and social networks are filled with amazing renditions of the dress! Many of you have also modified the pattern to customize it. For those of you who feel more comfortable with step-by-step explanations, here is a tutorial for the most common variation: a […]

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Camille | June 8 2018

Gathering fabric is one of the essential techniques in sewing. By bunching part of a piece of fabric, gathers create volume. They are used to give more flare to a skirt (Centaurée), add ruffles (Myosotis), or even replace bust darts (Sureau). But gathering fabric requires patience and precision, and can scare away beginner sewists. Many […]

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Eléonore | May 23 2018

Your measurements fall in different sizes in the Deer&Doe size chart, and you need to grade the Narcisse pants between the waist and hips? Here’s how to proceed! In this example, we will grade from a size 38 at the waist to a size 40 at the hips. Start by tracing pieces #6 to #10 […]

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Eléonore | May 21 2018

Let’s talk about bust adjustments today! Our patterns are drafted for a C cup, but if your bust is larger or smaller, don’t panic: here’s how to adjust your pattern. These tutorials will allow you to adapt the bodice of the Myosotis dress, but they’ll also work for any pattern with a two-dart bodice, such […]

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Camille | March 23 2018

If you’re in love with the colorful prints of Dutch Wax Fabrics but you’re still scared of giving them a try, this post is for you! After our blog post on the origins of Dutch Wax Prints, we received a lof of questions: which of our patterns are the best for these fabrics? Do they […]

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