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Archer + Alder Version 02

Today I’ll be walking you through another version of combining the Alder and Archer patterns to create a dress. If you remember, we posted the first Alder + Archer variation shortly after the Alder was released. That version used the … Continue reading

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Archer + Alder Variation

Today I have for you the long awaited Archer + Alder variation! I was hoping to get some photos of it on but the weather here in Chicago has not been cooperating at all so here we have it on … Continue reading

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Alder Sew Along

The Alder as a Tunic or Shirt

Around this time of year we get a lot of emails enquiring how to convert the Archer into a sleeveless shirt. We have a tutorial here but one thing to note is that since the Archer is both slightly oversized … Continue reading

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Join me for an Archer Retreat in Maine!

I’m really excited to announce one of my retreats for 2016, the Archer & Shirt Styling intensive at A Gathering of Stitches in Portland, Maine from Wednesday June 8th – Sunday June 12th! Shirt making can be overwhelming to many but … Continue reading

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Sewn Garments

Kendra’s Plaid Flannel Archer

So, spring is taking a little longer than I’d like to get here or should I say get here and STAY here. Although we have had some wonderful sunny, 60-70 degree days here in Chicago, we have also had some … Continue reading

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Sewn Garments

Sewn: Black + White Sleeved Alder

Pattern: Alder Shirtdress View A with sleeves from the Archer Button Up Pattern Tutorial: Archer + Alder Variation Fabric: Carolina Gingham 1″ from Robert Kaufman Shoes: Rachel Comey Penpals (cause someone always asks about the shoes) I posted the tutorial … Continue reading

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Alder Sew Along

Alder Sew Along Day 13: Buttons and Buttonholes

Today is the last step in the Alder Sew Along, aside from variations. Start by laying the right button band out flat. You’ll be inserting the buttonholes into this side. The measurements I’m using here are the same as on the … Continue reading

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Alder Sew Along

Alder Sew Along Day 10: Attaching the Collar

Today we’ll be assembling and attaching the collar. This post is extremely photo heavy, about 32 photos, so if you’re here for the sew along, click below. If not browse on!

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Alder Sew Along

Alder Sew Along Part 2: Selecting Your Size

Today we’re going to talk about selecting your size. The first thing you’re going to want to do is get some measurements. The three measurements needed to select your size are bust, waist, and hip, and with the Alder, the … Continue reading

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Alder Sew Along

Alder Sewalong: Schedule & Badge

Well! As of Tuesday night I’m still operating out of boxes and am still coughing like crazy so I’m going to have to start the official sew along on Monday. I hope you guys aren’t too upset but I really … Continue reading

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