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Eléonore | July 21 2021

This year has been a busy one for the Deer&Doe team. In addition to our normal pattern release schedule, preparing for our upcoming size expansion, a summer visit from Camille, we also moved into a new sewing studio! You may remember when we moved into our first office back in 2018, located in a really […]

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Camille | July 6 2021

One of the most important techniques in sewing is pressing, but as the days get warmer it can be harder and harder to find the motivation to turn on the iron. Luckily, there are tips and techniques (including alternative pressing tools) that can help you stay cool while you sew this summer. First of all, […]

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Camille | June 16 2021

Our month-long pattern hack challenge has come to a close, and we are so excited to officially announce the winner! Congratulations to @atelier_de_myrtil_et_morio, our winning finalist! Thank you so much to everybody who took the time to enter and share your creations. We were blown away by the amount of creativity in each entry and […]

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Camille | June 11 2021

We are very excited to announce a special paid collaboration with Bérangère of Couture et Paillettes: an Orchidée video sewalong! Bérangère always does a wonderful job filming pattern sewalongs, and we knew she’d be the perfect fit to show everybody how to sew the Orchidée dress.  This is a three-part Youtube series that will walk […]

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Camille | June 2 2021

Today we are sharing the second half of our sewing with silk blog posts. We’ve already covered prewashing and cutting, so now we will go over how to actually sew with silk and other slippery fabrics. Needles, Thread, & Pins Perhaps the biggest secret to success when it comes to sewing with silks and rayons […]

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