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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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Camille | June 6 2018

May has just wrapped up, along with the favorite challenge of the sewing community. Me-Made-May is without a doubt the most-followed sewing event of the year: created by UK blogger So Zo in 2010, this yearly challenge pushes sewists to wear their handmade clothes with pride “in real life”. Everyone sets their own goal, and […]

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Camille | May 28 2018

Contrasting stripes are on trend this summer! Sportswear or tuxedo, this surprisingly versatile detail can adapt to many styles. Pinterest Sources Adding contrasting stripes to your Narcisse pants is really easy! Simply cut piece #3 in a contrasting fabric, and that’s it. You’ll just need to be careful to pick a fabric with a similar composition, […]

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Eléonore | May 25 2018

The wait is over… Our famous Mélilot shirt is finally available in PDF format, in sizes 34 to 52! We’re very happy to release the digital version of the Mélilot shirt today! With its dropped shoulder, small rounded collar, and long or short sleeve variations, you won’t be able to resist her 😉 . Plus, […]

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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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