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Category: Sewalongs

Eléonore | September 21 2021

Perfect for weddings, date nights, or afternoon garden parties, the Orchidée dress is full of romantic details that will help you elevate your sewing skills. One of these features is the bridal button loop, and today we are going to take a closer look at how to sew one together.  Constructing your own bridal loop […]

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 […]

Camille | November 15 2018

Our last technical tutorial on the Opium coat is all about lining. Don’t be intimidated, if you take it step-by-step lining a coat is much easier than it looks! Follow steps 5-1 and 5-2 of the instruction booklet to put the lining together, and press the bottom and sleeve hems of the coat carefully. Now […]

Camille | November 9 2018

The tailor collar of the Opium coat is much easier to sew than it looks. Check out this step-by-step tutorial! Sewing the tailor collar starts at step 4 in the illustration booklet, once the sleeves have been assembled to the coat. Check before you start that your pieces have been interfaced as indicated (upper collar, […]

Camille | October 31 2018

The origami-inspired welt pockets are the highlight of the Opium coat. Follow this step-by-step tutorial to sew them easily! Before we start, a couple pieces of advice: If your lining fabric is very slippery or frays a lot, consider cutting the pocket pieces (#10) out of a cotton lawn or poplin to facilitate these steps. […]