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Category: Tutorials and techniques

Camille | October 25 2018

One topic that comes back often in questions about the Opium coat is interfacing: which one to use, where to find it, and why use it to begin with? Interfacing is so important for Opium that it gets its own cutting layout in the booklet, and several steps in the instructions are dedicated solely to […]

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Eléonore | October 19 2018

The main asset of the Magnolia dress is its plunging neckline, so we really had to address bust adjustments on this pattern! Our patterns are drafted for a C or D cup, but if your bust is smaller or larger, no worries: here’s how to adjust the pattern. First of all, you’ll need to determine […]

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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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Camille | June 28 2018

The Nénuphar jacket is such a quick project that I’m already sewing my 7th one! After the release of a collection, I always go through a bit of a sewing burn-out, and Nénuphar was great to get me out of it with a few quick and easy projects. It’s also the perfect pattern for gift sewing: […]

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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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