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A Letter To My Aspiring Modistes: On How Sewing May Not Come Naturally

September 17 2020
Hey girl,  When it comes to sewing, I feel like there are two kinds of girls in this world. Ther...
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How To Sew A Knit Seam Binding: The Ilma Raglan Sewing Tutorial

June 10 2020
And alas–We are updating one of our very first sewing tutorials here on the blog: How to sew a kn...
How I Created The Ilma Raglan {The Flora Modiste Sewing Projects}

How I Created The Ilma Raglan {The Flora Modiste Sewing Projects}

May 30 2020
This week, we are going back and updating one of our very first sewing projects: The Ilma Raglan!...
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A Step-By-Step Guide On How To Build A Sewing Kit

February 13 2020
Sewing can be overwhelming, I know. Whenever ladies tell me that they want to learn how to sew, b...
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How To Sew Knife Pleats: The Emma Skirt Sewing Tutorial

February 6 2020
So I'm thinking there are two reasons you're here. One, you love love the pleated Emma Skirt and ...
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How I Created The Emma Skirt {The Flora Modiste Sewing Projects}

January 30 2020
This week, we are going back to one of my absolute faaaavorite sewing projects we have covered he...
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How To Sew 5 Different Types Of Hand Stitches, Part One

January 23 2020
This week we are going back and recreating one of our very first (and perhaps one of our most use...
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My Favorite Sewing Projects & Reads Of The Year

January 2 2020
And alas.. Another year has passed! But not just another year--Another decade. (What!) The last t...
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A Breakdown Of The Jupiter DIY Sewing Project Kit

December 19 2019
And alas, The Flora Modiste's second pattern & DIY sewing project kit is here! If you have be...
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5 Reasons Why It's Important To Learn How To Sew

December 12 2019
Whenever someone asks what I do for a living, the best answer I have been able to come up with is...
The Flora Modiste Sewing Patterns: An Introduction

The Flora Modiste Sewing Patterns: An Introduction

November 14 2019
So I get this all the time, from women of all walks of life: "I have been wanting to learn how to...
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How To Sew An Invisible Zipper: The Teri Dress Sewing Tutorial

November 7 2019
And at long last, we have given a bit of a facelift to our very first sewing tutorial here on the...
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How I Created The Teri Dress {The Flora Modiste Sewing Projects}

October 24 2019
Aaaand we're back! At long last, The Flora Modiste has returned from a beautifully long holiday a...
The Flora Modiste Easy Sewing Projects Introduction: The Louisa Midi

The Flora Modiste Sewing Projects: An Introduction

September 5 2019
When I first wrote this post introducing The Flora Modiste sewing projects (almost 2 years ago no...
Learn How To Sew Your Own Clothes With The Flora Modiste: WTF Is A Modiste?

Welcome To The Flora Modiste, A Creative Sewing Blog: WTF Is A Modiste?

August 29 2019
If you're reading this, I'm thinking you're the type of girl that wants to learn how to sew your ...
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Introducing The Flora Modiste Pattern Shop: DIY Sewing Kits & Patterns Now Available!

August 8 2019
And alas.. The Flora Modiste pattern shop is officially OPEN! I feel like the launch of the patte...
A Breakdown Of The Dany DIY Sewing Project Kit Featured Image

A Breakdown Of The Dany DIY Sewing Project Kit

July 12 2019
If you guys can believe it.. The Dany DIY sewing project kit IS HERE! I myself still can't really...
How To Sew A Hem: 3 Easy Techniques Featured Image

How To Sew A Hem: 3 Easy Techniques

May 17 2019
And alas, we are finally covering a topic that many of you have asked about: How to sew a hem! Kn...
How To Add Side Pockets To A Dress (Or Anything Really!) Featured Image

How To Add Side Pockets To A Dress (Or Anything Really!)

May 3 2019
If you have been following The Flora Modiste for any length of time.. Then you KNOW I love my poc...
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How To Choose The Right Fabric: Knit Or Woven?

April 25 2019
It's one of the most important questions to ask (and answer!) when it comes to a new sewing proje...
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How To Make A Scrunchie: DIY Sewing Tutorial

April 5 2019
You guys. I'm pretty excited for this week's newest addition to our DIY sewing tutorial series. W...
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How To Sew A Double Welt Pocket: The Stone Trouser Sewing Tutorial

March 20 2019
Aaaand we have a brand new sewing tutorial up on the blog! There are seriously so many different ...
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Which Fabric To Use? A Comprehensive Fabric Guide

March 7 2019
Hello friends! This week's post is a special one--I have been wanting to do a comprehensive fabri...
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Quilting For Beginners: DIY Constellation Quilt Tips & Tricks, Part Three

February 28 2019
This post is the third installment in our series on quilting for beginners--Catch up on the full ...
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5 Favorite Sewing Projects & Reads Of The Year

January 4 2019
And alas! Another year has passed. As I write this, at the beginning of January, I have a bit of ...
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DIY Holiday Gifts: Easy Sewing Projects & Ideas

December 6 2018
And alas, the holidays are upon us! I feel like the holidays always seem like some distant event....
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How To Sew A Chair Cushion (Using Scrap Fabric)

October 6 2018
Aaand this week we are BACK ON the scrap fabric train. The zipper seams of my fabric box burst op...
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A Step-By-Step Sewing Machine Review: Brother 1034D Serger

September 14 2018
Sewing machines are a girl's best friend, right? Earlier this year I went into some detail on my ...
Quilting For Beginners: My First DIY Constellation Quilt, Part One Featured Image

Quilting For Beginners: My First DIY Constellation Quilt, Part One

September 8 2018
This post is the first installment in our series on quilting for beginners–Catch up on the full s...
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How To Sew A Button: The Louisa Midi Sewing Tutorial

August 26 2018
This month's sewing tutorial is a fun one: We are learning how to sew a button! I feel like there...
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How I Created The Louisa Midi {The Flora Modiste Sewing Projects}

August 20 2018
And we have a brand new sewing project up! Loving this month's project, the easy breezy Louisa Mi...
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How To Sew An Easy Pet Bandana: DIY Sewing Tutorial

August 12 2018
And finally, our second DIY sewing tutorial that shows you how to create an easy sewing project (...
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How To Match Patterned Fabric When Sewing

August 4 2018
This week's post on how to match patterned fabric is going to be a little different than our regu...
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How To Sew A Shirt Collar: The Mauve Shirt Dress Sewing Tutorial

July 25 2018
And we have a brand new sewing tutorial up! This week we are covering an incredibly simple constr...
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How To Sew A Pillow (Using Scrap Fabric)

July 12 2018
And alas, we are covering the ultimate sewing project for beginners: How to sew a pillow! But wit...