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Category: Opium

Sylvie | January 31 2020

We’re right in the middle of winter in the Northern Hemisphere. As far as I’m concerned, once the holidays are over, I turn into a bear and I start hibernating! I bury myself under layers upon layers of clothes, I make myself comfortable, I snuggle by the fire with a cup of hot cocoa, I […]

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Camille | December 20 2018

There’s no escaping velvet this season! Did you know that there are many different types of velvet, some easier to handle than others? Whether you are a beginner or expert sewist, there is always one you can work with! Contrary to what one might think, velvet is not linked to a specific fiber. It is […]

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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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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 […]

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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, […]

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