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Category: Tips and Techniques

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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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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Eléonore | December 21 2020

For many of us, sewing is a form of self care, and this year it seems more important than ever to take care of our mental health and well-being. Hobbies like sewing can ground us in our day, provide a break from the pressure of everyday responsibilities, and help cultivate mindful habits. If you want […]

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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 them 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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