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Category: Tutorials and techniques

Eléonore | October 19 2020

Strength, protection, and transformation: these are the motifs that came to mind repeatedly while designing Neige. 2020 has been a rollercoaster to say the least, and we wanted to create a piece that would evoke a sense of empowerment and resiliency. With a dropped shoulder and dramatic sleeve silhouette, the Neige sweatshirt is quite literally […]

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miranda | August 26 2020

One of the concepts we cover in depth in Dressed is how to identify and refine your wardrobe color palette. This is an integral part of building any capsule wardrobe. Not only will it make sure your garments all work together, a successful color palette will also help you look and feel your best on […]

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Eléonore | April 18 2019

If you like the Pensée dress but don’t feel like wearing a low back, read on to learn how to easily modify the pattern to make it bra-friendly! Important: don’t forget to trace all the pieces before making any changes to your pattern. Draw a vertical line (parallel to the straight grain arrow) in the […]

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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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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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