Cut it. Cut it. Cut it. ✂
I’ve been saying I need a new cutting mat for about a million years. And so I finally splashed the cash and bought one. I’ve never cared much for my green one – it’s really ugly and the colours are harsh on camera. Continue Reading
How do you even pronounce it?
Tool? Twa-lay? Toyol? To-lez? Twarl?
/twɑːl/ (according to the dictionary).
Creating toiles, aka muslins, were something that I didn’t do and I’d cut into my fabric first time and end up messing everything up. But what can I expect when I did everything last minute? Continue Reading
I have new dress forms!
And I’m not going to lie. I have no idea how I’m going to use them. I bought one for garment hanging and photography purposes and the other for fitting purposes but I haven’t really used them. They’re sort of a nice addition to make my sewing space look pretty. Continue Reading
My Journey into Pattern Drafting
I often get asked to recommend resources that have helped me with pattern drafting and to be honest my biggest resource has always been my willingness to experiment. Of course, books, websites and videos can help, but once you know the basics, it’s really up to you to push boundaries by, for example, drafting your own designs. Continue Reading
Happy New Year Comrades!
Is it me or was 2017 such a year of complacency? I don’t know what happened. I had all these big plans and suddenly it was 31st December 2017 and I’d done nothing. 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
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
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