First tutorial for a while and it’s a good one (I hope… well it’s an important one because no one wants a gaping neckline).
I like contouring because it’s easy and it can save you a whole load of constructional trouble if you do it right. I’ve had times when I haven’t contoured and I’m left with a whole load of excess fabric that I can’t get rid of, rendering the garment unwearable and it’s annoying! Continue Reading
And I was too busy being depressed to notice!
It’s actually amazing how far my little blog has come in a year! Thanks guys! Continue Reading
Guys I’m here still!
I refuse to let the month go by without posting anything on my blog.
So this is just a quick post to say that I haven’t forgotten about you! Continue Reading
Happy new month!
I’m back from my two-week work excursion to China! It was a good trip and very well needed. Sometimes you just need to get away from the everyday and recalibrate – and recalibrate I did. Continue Reading
I’ve never been a bridesmaid and I won’t ev-
I’ve completed my last project for Minerva Crafts and it’s been a mixed bag of success and whatever the opposite of success is. Continue Reading
Flutter sleeves can be seen adorning many outfits nowadays so it only make senses to do a quick tutorial on manipulating a sleeve block to create one. Continue Reading
It’s actually crazy!
To think two years ago I barely had the skills I possess today. I knew nothing of pattern drafting and basically taught myself everything from books. Continue Reading
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
I never knew blue could look so good!
In Nigerian tradition, it’s often common for groups of people to wear the same fabric, tailored into desired styles for a specific occasion. On this day, I went to a 60th birthday celebration and the celebrant gave me some fabric to make my outfit with. 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