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
First tutorial of the year!
2018 really does feel like it’s going to be a good one! Well to kick things off I have a tutorial that is literally so important I only wonder why I haven’t done it earlier.
To be honest, facings are always something I draft when I want to finish my neckline or armholes without a lining. I’m not too keen on bias binding finishes so these are usually my go-tos. 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
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