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  • Madewell Scout Variation: Sewing Tutorial

    Alright, here we go with the sewing portion of the Madewell Scout Variation. If you missed the pattern tutorial you can find it here. For this tutorial you'll need the following supplies... Scout Tee pattern altered using the tutorial found here Fabric - I used Robert Kauffman's 6.5oz Indigo Denim Scissors, thread, pins, sewing [...] Continue Reading
  • Sewing Tutorial | Quick & Easy Plaid Matching

    I’ve gotten a lot of questions about plaid matching since the release of the Archer Button Up Shirt and especially now with Archer Appreciation Month. Today I’m going to show you a really easy quick way to make sure your plaids match up. Personally I’m of the camp where I don’t worry too much about […]

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  • Sewing Tutorial | Lakeside Pajama Shorts Binding

    I thought I’d share a little tutorial on applying the bias binding to the shorts of the Lakeside Pajamas. The rest of the sewing is pretty straightforward but this part can get a little tricky due to the binding of the side seams. We’ll be starting with step 9 in the Lakeside Pajama instructions. Step […]

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  • Knit Scout Tutorial

    Are you guys ready for the knit Scout Tee instructions? I’ve made this tutorial using a serger for a majority of the construction but if you don’t have one, or just don’t prefer to use one, you can use a regular machine. If you are using a sewing machine rather than a serger, my recommendation […]

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  • Sewing Tutorials | Patching Lace

    I’ve noticed a lot of interest in sewing with lace around the internet lately and there seems to be a bit of trepidation in working with it. Lace can be intimidating – it’s usually more expensive than other fabrics, especially as you get into high quality lace – which can cause a bit of stress during the […]

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  • Sewing Tutorial | Inserting a Fly Front Zipper

    I used to hate HATE inserting flies until I figured out this awesome method. It’s nothing groundbreaking but I feel like every time I opened a new book or pattern they would give me a slightly different variation on how to insert a fly. These are my 7 steps to inserting a fly that works […]

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