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Sewing Seams that Look Like Flatlock

Hey, everyone! It’s great to see all the buzz and excitement about the Vancouver Collection. I’m thrilled that you like it! We’ve been super busy assembling the new patterns and shipping all of your orders. Finally, we’re caught up! Today I have a tutorial using the Pacific Leggings pattern. It has interesting details, yet it’s still quick […]

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Sewing A Plaid Granville Shirt: Deciding What to Cut on the Bias

I’m starting a plaid version of the Granville shirt soon. It’ll be perfect for fall, for layering under warm cabled sweaters and wearing under jackets. What’s cool about plaid fabric is the lines. Cutting pieces on the bias turns these into diagonal lines, which adds visual interest and can draw attention to different parts of the garment. […]

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Shirtmaking: Pocket and Pocket Flap Templates

Here’s a quick post on sewing the pockets, including making pocket templates, for the Granville Shirt! This is the fabric I chose: It’s a beachy, summery printed cotton voile. It’s from Spool of Thread, bought last summer, with the intention to make a shirt for the summer. At least I’m ready for this summer instead! I made this […]

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