Friends! Look what I have here!
As part of my pattern drafting for beginners series, I have created a video tutorial on how you can draft your own bodice block/bodice sloper. I’ve tried to keep this tutorial simple, using as little body measurements as possible to create this sloper. Continue Reading
My wonderful sewers!
Patternmaking is such a unique skill to possess since you basically have the freedom to create ANYTHING you want. Getting started can be a little tricky and that’s why I’ve created this tutorial for those of you who are just at the beginning of your pattern drafting expedition. Continue Reading
I have a tutorial here for you on how to draft the pattern for a shirt. I do love a good shirt because it’s one of those things you can wear on any occasion; from a Friday night out on the town to keeping it smart on a busy Monday morning at work. Continue Reading
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
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