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Dunbar Top: Knit Binding Tutorial

Our Dunbar Top has a really cool knit binding finish. It looks super professional, and it stretches and moves nicely so that you can work out without worrying about popping stitches. There are many ways to sew a knit binding as a neckline or armhole finish. I particularly like this method because all raw edges […]

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Pacific Leggings: Sewing the Gusset

Gussets!!! They’re kind of intimidating right? We’ve had some requests for a tutorial on sewing the gusset in the Pacific Leggings, so I am here today to do just that! I’ll outline our technique for inserting a gusset into these leggings, step-by-step, with loads of photos and some extra tips and tricks. Let’s do this. Start off […]

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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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