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Category: Magnolia

Eléonore | December 5 2018

Only a few weeks before the avalanche of holiday parties! Whether you’re celebrating with your family or going to your office’s NYE gathering, Deer and Doe has the outfit you need! Theatrical Magnolia: go for a bohemian look by using cotton, and this dress will take you through casual and special occasions alike. Trendy Narcisse: shine […]

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Eléonore | October 23 2018

Since the release of Magnolia, we’ve seen so many lovely versions of the dress pop up on social media! Many of you have mixed the A and B variations, and we’ve seen some versions with different hem lengths too! If you’d like to sew a midi-length Magnolia dress but you haven’t made the leap yet, […]

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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 15 2018

Today we’re sharing with you the lovely Magnolia dresses sewn by our pattern testers and reviewers! Elodie (test) and Tori (review) both chose a drapey rayon to sew a floor-length Magnolia, which gives their dresses a dramatic flair perfect for special occasions. Diane (review) used an Indonesian batik for her dress which mixes the neckline […]

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Eléonore | October 11 2018

The Magnolia dress can be sewn in many different types of lightweight fabric: lawn, cotton voile, rayon twill or crepe, silk… but to pick the ideal fabric, you’ll first need to decide for which occasion you’d like to make this dress, and in which version! With its long skirt, version A should ideally be made […]

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