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Archer Sew Along | Day 14 | Buttons & Buttonholes

Alright, final day here guys, WHOO HOO!!! Lets put some buttons in! Buttons get a bad wrap in the sewing world a lot of the time, maybe it’s the two step button & buttonhole process, but it’s really easy. Start … Continue reading

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Archer Sew Along | Day 13 | Cuffs and Hem

Alright, cuff time. First you’re going to want to fold and stitch your pleats in place. The direction of the pleats is marked on the pattern but if you don’t have it handy, you’re going to want to press the … Continue reading

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Archer Sew Along | Day 12 | Assembling & Attaching the Collar

Okay time for the exciting part, are you guys ready to put in your collars? We’re going to both assemble the collars and attach it today, it seemed easier and less confusing than splitting it into two posts. This is … Continue reading

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Archer Sew Along | Day 10 | Sleeves and Side Seams

This is a relaxing sew along day, we’re setting our sleeves and sewing our side seams – no big deal. Start by placing two lines of basting along the sleeve cap between the front and back notches. I like to … Continue reading

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Archer Sew Along | Day 9 | Sleeve Plackets

Inserting sleeve plackets used to really stress me out. Bad. I’m not really sure why anymore but I think it was something about stitching to within a thread of the placket center that really amped up my stress levels. It … Continue reading

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Archer Sew Along | Day 8 | Attaching the Yoke – Method 2

Archer Sew Along | Inserting a Yoke | Method 2 from grainline on Vimeo. Today we’re going to talk about the second method for attaching a yoke, this method has a bit of tricksy pinning/stitching but it’s just as easy … Continue reading

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Archer Sew Along | Day 7 | Attaching the Yoke – Method 1

Today I’m going to show you the first of two methods for attaching the yoke. This method is really straightforward and super easy. We’re going to start by sewing the inside yoke piece to the shirt back. You’re going to … Continue reading

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Archer Sew Along | Day 6 | Assembling the Back Views A and B

Alright, it’s time to prepare our backs, you guys all ready? We’ll do View A first because there isn’t much to this one. Pleat the two notches in to CB and baste across the pleat to secure. That’s it! Unfortunately … Continue reading

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Archer Sew Along | Day 5 | Attaching Your Pockets

Alright dudes, are you ready to attach those pockets? Start by folding the top edge of the pocket down twice along the notches. If you’re using silk for your Archer here’s a little trick I use to get really straight … Continue reading

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Archer Sew Along | Day 4 | Making the Button Bands

Today we’re going to be making the button bands. Starting with the left front button band, which we interfaced yesterday, fold one inch of fabric from the CF edge over to the underside of the shirt. Fold that edge over … Continue reading

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