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Category: Tutorials and techniques

Camille | April 7 2021

The stitch length setting is a basic function of any sewing machine, and most patterns will advise that you change the setting at least once during the construction process. The type of seam, thread, and even fabric can all impact the ideal stitch length, which in turn will affect how well the garment holds up […]

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Camille | March 24 2021

Earlier this year we took a poll on Instagram about your tidying habits when it comes to sewing, and asked for your favorite tips to keep your projects and space organized. We received so much great feedback, and we thought there was no better time to share it than the beginning of Spring! So if […]

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Camille | November 2 2020

There are many varieties of knit fabrics available, and figuring out what you need and how to sew with it can be intimidating if it’s your first time. However, working with knits is not as hard as you may think, and you don’t need a serger or special equipment to accomplish a nice garment. There […]

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Eléonore | October 29 2020

You’ve taken your measurements, checked out the sizing chart, and your waist and hip place you in different sizes. Don’t panic! Here’s how to grade the Acajou pants between sizes. In this example, we’ll grade from a size 42 at the waist to a size 44 at the hips. Only pieces 1 through 5 will […]

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Eléonore | October 20 2020

With its high-waist, elasticated back, and rounded silhouette, the Acajou pants were designed with both style and comfort in mind. We wanted to create a pair of trousers that weren’t just comfortable enough to wear at home all day, but were also chic enough to return to everyday life. In the spirit of transitions, we […]

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