Happy Thursday to everyone! Where I currently live we are with a total restriction to leave the house during Thursday and Friday. This means that we cannot even go out to buy food during these two days. We have already been in quarantine for 24 days and to be frank it has been much more bearable than I thought. There have undoubtedly been more days … Continue reading Top 5 amazing fabrics.
Hello again!I hope you and your family are doing very well despite what is happening in the world! To cheer you up a bit, I share with you the inspiration of the day: Illustrator Yelena Bryksenkova, who has worked on this beautiful quilting piece. Today I’m going to review our top 5 useful tools within sewing:1. Stencil Cutter:https://amzn.to/3c5ula2 This is one of my most recent … Continue reading Need inspiration to start your sewing side hustle?!
Hello!! Happy start to the week! Am I the only one who must check the calendar frequently to see what day of the week we are on? In short words, I wish you a productive and healthy week for you and yours. It is Monday and Mondays, even in these times, are tougher than other days of the week (at least for most of us). … Continue reading Sewing Inspiration: French Boutis, Natural Dyeing and Designers.
Ah, crap. The world went and changed on us. There is only one thing on many folks’ minds. I have always said, when possible, that one should call out the elephant in the room. In this instance, the elephant can’t even be seen – but has transformed our lives. With that in mind, I decided to write on how to keep yourself and your loved … Continue reading 27 Tips for keeping yourself and your loved ones fit, healthy and well these days 😀
Let’s begin with a simple question… what is fashion illustration? It is a concept that encompasses a very broad field, in which we can find representations of very technical clothing or works with tremendously abstract content. Fashion illustration consists of drawings, schemes, sketches or paintings related to fashion. I’ve seen them done with pencil, crayon, carbon, watercolor, among other drawing techniques. You can find these … Continue reading 10 Young Fashion Illustrators You Should Know
Sewing accessories and various tools. The following materials and tools are very useful for sewing: Pins: Dressmaker pins, are made of steel or brass, which prevents them from rusting, and can be used in all types of fabrics. For knitwear spherical pins are used. Needles for sewing by hand: long and thin steel rods with one eye at one end. Needles are available in a … Continue reading Sewing Accessories and Various Tools
In recent years we have witnessed a phenomenon that is repeated in many cities in the world: sewing classes proliferate and people are more interested in learning to sew. The global sewing machine market is expanding at a yearly growth rate of 4% and the global sewing machine market size will grow by USD 11.53 billion during 2018-2022 (Source: Technavio). There is also a notable increase … Continue reading The new fashion is sewing: the sale of sewing machines is on fire
Previously, it was thought that the world of clothing was only for women. There are also those who think that it is not a prestigious career. However, children’s sewing workshops are gaining popularity. To a large extent, this happens thanks to the great benefits they generate. Seeing boys and girls sewing is not a very frequent image today. Generally, they are moved by other interests: … Continue reading Sewing workshops for children. Do you want to know the many benefits of this activity?
How I can price my crafts? Is there any formula that I can use when pricing my work? These are questions we all have had at some point of our business. A small fashion maker will have a very difficult time competing with market prices; You need to offer your customers something different and of a quality good enough to justify the prices you should … Continue reading Is there a formula to price your work?
The different characteristics of the grainline play an important role in the final appearance of the garment. If we error in the cut we can twist the garment and spoil the result; however, after some practice, if we do it right the characteristics of the different grainlines can be used to create awesome effects. Grainlines consists in the direction of the threads within a woven … Continue reading The Role of the Grainline