So I was going through my Facebook group yesterday “Valisimo Fashions Sew For Fun ” when I came across this picture. A member of the group had asked for directions on how to cut the next area.looking at the dress closely I fell in love with the design so I thought to help her and you too know how to cut it.?first let’s start by analysing the style.
Beginner’s lesson: Drafting a Basic Block Bodice
Days ago, a lady on my facebook group page, Valisimo fashions sew for fun, copied a drawing of a skirt and blouse she saw in her daughter’s coloring book. Taking it a step further to actually making it, she found herself stuck. What should be the next steps in making this simple skirt and blouse? Below are some simple steps that gave her some ideas. Maybe it might be useful to you too.
How to cut this hooded dress.
From the displayed image the fabric is printed lycra and the sleeve appears to be like latex.
Lycra fabric stretches so you may not need the Princess cut to shape the bust. You only need to hold the waist more so the bust and hip will be visible in the finished work.
At the neck Read More
How to make this wrapped straight skirt with slit at the back
…with a peplum off shoulder straight peplum blouse with bell sleeve
Wrap skirts have one common principle it usually contains 3 blocks. 1 back block and 2 front blocks.the second front block is the one that performs the wrap function. Read More
Hello fashion newbies, students and
The following illustrations show how easy it is to make a simple free dress. It’s really is so simple. That’s why I have so many of them!
You can also have several colors too. I’m getting a black one soon
2 to 3 yards should be enough for this style depending on your size.
Follow the cutout pieces below. Read More
How to Develop your Fashion Brand
Let’s talk about branding in fashion design
(I wrote this piece for a group today and thought I should share it with you here.hope you find one or two things useful in it ??)
Many today want to go into fashion designing as a full time business but are not fully aware of what it takes to launch a successful fashion business.
Looking at well established fashion designers in Nigeria today,we see that they have one thing in common, and that thing is the fact that -we “KNOW” them either by face or by brand. Read More