Pinafore Dress with Circle Skirt

Buckles

Hi friends!

I’m so excited to show you what I’ve been sewing recently. Apart from the whole ham and sausage thing, I’ve been preoccupied with creating a tutorial specifically for beginners.

Sometimes I can get carried away in my own expertise that I forget some people are still at the beginning of theirs! So I’ve decided to keep things simple and teach you how to make a dress that requires nothing more than straight-edged shapes and circles! Continue Reading

How to Draft a Strapless Bodice Pattern

Draft a Strapless Bodice

Hello my fellow pattern drafters!

This tutorial is one of my favourites because strapless clothing is one of those things that are hit and miss to draft. It took me a while to actually figure it out, sometimes they were too small, sometimes too big but the key is to start with a bodice block that has absolutely no bust ease – so much so that it’s practically a second skin – and use the correct bust radius. Continue Reading

How to Contour a Bodice Block

Bodice Contouring

Hello Friends!

Pattern Contouring is one of the most useful techniques one can employ when pattern drafting as it guarantees a well fitted garment (if done correctly).

This specific technique is something people sometimes struggle to understand, I know I did, but now that I actually know how it work, I’ve created a video to help you all! Continue Reading

My First Post

My first blog post

Hi guys!

So here I am, sitting in front of my laptop, typing away on a post for my new blog – something I vowed I would never do. I have nothing against blogs, I’ve just had too many in the past and they require so much time and effort that sometimes I just can’t be bothered. So, on top of working 9-5:30 every(week)day, producing my pattern drafting videos, sewing the garments for them, bra making, and then all that social media stuff to get people to notice my work, I’ve decided to add blogging on top of it all! Yay! Continue Reading