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Category: Ochidée

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 […]

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Camille | September 8 2021

We all need a little extra whimsy in our lives right now, and perhaps this is why 2021 has been the year of ruffles, dramatic sleeves, and gathered skirts. Whether your style is more bohemian, cottage core, or romantic—these details can add a feminine touch and something extra special to your garments.  Even better, they […]

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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 | May 11 2021

Chances are if you’ve sewn any new patterns in the last year, you’ve come across gathers—and our two newest patterns are no exception. Coquelicot features gathers at the neckline collar, and Orchidée is gathered at both the shoulder and waistband seams. To demonstrate this technique, Pfaff France has put together a handy video tutorial (dubbed […]

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Eléonore | May 6 2021

We’ve previously demonstrated how to make adjustments on a princess seamed bodice for patterns like Coquelicot, so today we want to demonstrate how to do an FBA or SBA on a gathered bodice like the Orchidée dress and blouse. This tutorial will allow you to get a better fit with the Orchidée pattern, but it […]

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