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Category: Tutorials and techniques

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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Camille | January 25 2017

After the holidays, your budget might be too tight to buy the latest sewing gadgets. Well scratch that, because you don’t need fancy tools to sew! Many everyday objects can double up as improvised sewing tools. In the Deer&Doe workshop, we’ve tried everything we could get our hands on, from tuna cans used as pattern […]

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Camille | September 29 2016

Our Safran pants are almost done! Let’s tackle the last few wrinkles around the legs and knees 🙂 Before we start, it is important to note that not every wrinkle needs to be removed. The thicker and less stretchy the fabric is, the less it will be possible to get rid of all of the […]

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Camille | September 26 2016

After looking at adjustments for the back of the Safran pants, let’s look into what we can do the perfect the fit on the front! Safran’s instruction booklet includes a two-page spread with adjustments for the most common fit problems on pants: wrinkles and drag lines around the pubis, hips and upper thighs. These four […]

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