Sewing for Autumn: Soft as Velvet

Let’s continue my Autumn series by introducing you to my favourite pattern in my favourite fabric for this season: the Deer&Doe Magnolia dress in stretch velvet. And you know me: in my enthusiasm, I haven’t stopped with one or two dresses… I have actually sewn three, all in my favourite seasonal hues discussed in my […]

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Sewing for Autumn in Wine Hues

Although my writing has been rather light on the ground over the past few months, my sewing has far from stopped! In fact since September, I have been very productive sewing my Autumn wardrobe, as the weather turned cold extremely fast and I was attracted by new colours. Well, actually, should I say one specific […]

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Tutorial: Maxi Dress, Tiered and Shirred

After sewing eight of these dresses last summer, I though I was done and over with shirred dresses with ruffles… Well, apparently not! This year, I had something quite precise in mind: a maxi dress, with a shirred top as usual but also with tiered ruffles. However I pondered for ages about the proportion: how […]

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The Jumpsuit That Never Was

I discovered the V9075 jumpsuit while browsing for ideas for another jumpsuit, the famous Sirocco by Deer&Doe, which I’ve sewn and reviewed twice – here and here. But Sirocco has a major advantage over any other jumpsuit: going to the loo is not an issue! While for V9075, I really wonder how on earth someone […]

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