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If you've sewn a few Opian sewing patterns, you've probably used interfacing. It is an important element for a quality garment, which is why we will take a closer look at what interlining is and [...]
When you have an idea in your head, it's not always easy to find an alternative when something doesn’t go as planned. This is also the case in sewing! Sometimes I think to myself that I would m [...]
Gathers are a detail that often appears in clothing and even accessories. You can find them as one of the main elements on the CIVETTA blouse and more discreetly on the RIGI sweater. In short, [...]
I often hear that sewing a swimsuit seems to be unattainable because you must have a lot of sewing experience. Rest assured this is not the case. You can very well make a bathing suit if you are [...]
The CIVETTA blouse was released a few days ago and, for top finishes, it includes the technique of French seams. This is why, we will have a closer look at this method more in details in this [...]
The collection of sewing patterns has recently got bigger with the CIVETTA blouse which includes three different types of collars. This element is a little more advanced level of sewing, but [...]
Are you more of a perfectionist or are you more likely to the best is the enemy of the good? What makes you validate a seam and continue with the make? Each person is free to sew the way they [...]
I like to make my own sewing patterns because they are made according to my taste. However, I also sometimes sew those of other brands. I choose it because I like it and because it is a design [...]
Many people start to sew because they cannot find clothes suitable for their body type. In order to optimize the fit, it may be a good idea to adjust a pattern before starting to cut in the [...]
Each person has their essential tools to make sewing more practical. The haberdasheries and influencers are tempting us with all their pretty items. Some are not worth storing and others will be [...]