The execution could’ve been better
This isn’t the easiest garment I’ve made nor is it the hardest but by no means will I say that I was happy with the execution. I had points where I struggled and only perseverance allowed for this coat to get finished. Continue Reading
We’re basically twins
People often comment on how my fiancé, Bola, and I look alike, so the natural thing to do is, of course, conform to twin stereotypes and dress the same!
If only… Continue Reading
Skirts are the easiest things to draft
Skirts don’t require a lot of effort and exasperation to draft – in fact, you can probably draft a skirt block in 30 minutes because it’s just that easy! Continue Reading
My first ever project for Minerva Crafts is here! Continue Reading
It’s so far away
In my last blog post I didn’t divulge much information on my travel East, but not for lack of having a good time, I just wanted to dedicate a whole blog post to it because I had a really good time. Continue Reading
I basically disappeared in April
Well for lack of a better excuse, I was busy!
Busy living it up in China!
What?! Continue Reading
Actually, it’s more of a not-quite-summer beach dress…
I initially intended for this to be a cute everyday day dress perfect for a causal day out with friends but then, I wore it.
And when I wore it, I wasn’t entirely sure that it would be fit for purpose. Continue Reading
To continue on from the first part of my dart manipulation tutorial, I show you how to turn a single dart into multiple darts. Continue Reading
Time to put it all together!
Now that you know how to draft a basic bodice block that (hopefully) fits, I’ll show you how to put it together to achieve a wearable sloper. From adding seam allowances to inserting the zip, I’ll cover all the techniques you need to successfully construct your bodice block. Continue Reading
To add to my Pattern Drafting for Beginners series, in this tutorial, I will focus on dart manipulation and how you can use the slash & spread or pivot method to transfer darts to the bust, neck, armhole or anywhere you want! Continue Reading