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Cutting Fabric Folded vs. Flat

I was cutting out this sweatshirt over the weekend and ended up trying a few different layouts before I settled on the one that worked. I thought I would show the difference in yardage needed to cut this pattern with … Continue reading

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Tips & Tricks | Archer Yoke on the Bias

A quick little tip for your plaid Archers if you’d like to cut your outer yoke on the bias, consider cutting the inside yoke on the straight grain. I find this cuts down a bit on stretch at the shoulder … Continue reading

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Notes on Marking

After yesterday’s post about cutting out your Archer I got a lot of questions regarding the fact that I use a #2 pencil to do the majority of my marking. I thought I’d talk a little more about my marking … Continue reading

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Tips + Tricks | Cutting Silk

I get asked a lot what my tips for working with silk are and honestly, I don’t have that many. One thing I do every time I’m cutting silk, either for myself or at work, is cut it through paper. … Continue reading

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Tips + Tricks | Smooth Collar Curves

I’ve got a few garments ready to be photographed, including the one that this collar belongs to, but it’s been so chilly and Luke’s been so busy that we haven’t done it yet so, in lieu of a finished garment, … Continue reading

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Tips + Tricks | Chaining (It’s a Video!)

I am super excited to post my first ever video tutorial and for my all time favorite sewing technique, chaining! Seriously I am obsessed with chaining, I will chain anything and everything I can. If you’re a quilter, you might … Continue reading

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tips + tricks | easy roll hem

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tips + tricks | delicate necklines

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tips + tricks : plaid matching

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