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Erica Schmitz

Announcing #sketchmystyle 2019!

MyBodyModel fashion drawing challenge starts May 1 Are you ready to warm up your fashion drawing skills and explore your personal style, while also being part of a supportive and body-positive design community? I am so excited to announce #sketchmystyle, our first ever community challenge! Our first monthly challenge kicks off on May 1 in

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Designing a creative, dynamic & focused wardrobe, by Kathryn
Wardrobe Planning
Kathryn Dieroff

Designing a creative, dynamic & focused wardrobe, by Kathryn

Jewelry and accessories designer, Kathryn shares how she’s been using her MyBodyModel fashion templates to channel her many design ideas. The result: a cohesive and creative me-made wardrobe that works well for her body and her style – including accessories, of course! .        .        .        .

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MyBodyModel Sewing Planning for Rebels by Jess
Sketch & Sew
Jess

Sewing Planning for Rebels, by Jess

We designed MyBodyModel fashion templates to fit a wide range of planning styles. In today’s guest blog post, Jess shares how she uses her body model croquis for designing her makes in a way that fits and flows with her Rebel tendency. .      .      . My capricious relationship to goal setting and

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MyBodyModel Sewing Planner or Life Goals Planner
Sketch & Sew
Erica Schmitz

MyBodyModel: Sewing Planner or Life Goals Planner?

We’re almost two months into 2019, and I’ve been taking a different approach to my goal setting this year. Instead of writing out my goals as a list, I’ve been using my body model sewing planner as a practical way to visualize what I might want to be wearing (and how I want to be feeling)

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Sketching my Kibbe wardrobe with MyBodyModel, by Doctor T
Wardrobe Planning
Doctor T

Sketching my Kibbe wardrobe with MyBodyModel, by Doctor T

Have you fallen down the Kibbe style ID rabbit hole yet? Guest blogger and Sew Your Kibbe Challenge organizer, Doctor T shares how she used her custom croquis from MyBodyModel to plan a cohesive capsule wardrobe following the Kibbe style system. .        .        . It may seem odd for

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My Body Model - The Work Collection, by Sierra
Wardrobe Planning
Sierra Burrell

My Body Model – The Work Collection, by Sierra

MyBodyModel tester Sierra used her new body model croquis to design a work wardrobe that is both classic and fun. I love how she used her digital body model image together with the Adobe Sketch app to experiment with different silhouettes, colors, and textures. Read on for details on each garment that Sierra plans to

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Whitney's Handmade Travel Wardrobe with MyBodyModel
Wardrobe Planning
Whitney Franklin

Whitney’s Handmade Travel Wardrobe Plans, with MyBodyModel

Whitney used her new custom body model croquis templates to design a breezy and romantic travel wardrobe. Read on to see every detail that she’s envisioned using her 12-model and 3-model page templates. Bellissimo! [Update: See Whitney’s completed travel wardrobe and what she wore in Italy!] A few months ago, Erica reached out to ask

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color pencils in a glass jar
Tutorials, Tips & Freebies
Erica Schmitz

Top 5 Troubleshooting Tips for Creating a Body Model that You’ll Love

This post was originally published after the beta launch in June 2018 and has been updated for MyBodyModel Version 1.0. Since launching MyBodyModel, I’ve received so many lovely responses from happy customers. I’ve also received some desperate help emails in the middle of the night! I’ve noticed that a few issues have come up more than

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What's new in MyBodyModel 1.0
News & Updates
Erica Schmitz

What’s new in MyBodyModel 1.0

After months of testing, we’re ready to update the MyBodyModel app from Beta to Version 1.0. The updates will go live on Thursday, January 24. I’m so excited to show you what we’ve been working on! Here are 5 updates that I’m super excited about: 1. Overall improvements to body model accuracy. Our #1 focus

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FAQ MyBodyModel 1.0 Updates
Tutorials, Tips & Freebies
Erica Schmitz

FAQ: MyBodyModel Version 1.0 Updates

Below are responses to some Frequently Asked Questions regarding the app update from MyBodyModel Beta to Version 1.0. The MyBodyModel web app will update from Beta to Version 1.0 on Thursday, January 24, 2019.  With these updates, you’ll be able to use your measurements to make a body model croquis that is more accurate than ever.

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MyBodyModel Sketch to Finished Cozy Winter Clothes by Megan
Sketch & Sew
Megan Schraier

MyBodyModel Sketch to Finished! Cozy Winter Clothes, by Megan

Since her last post, Megan’s been busy using her MyBodyModel croquis and sewing planner! Today she shares her winter makes along with her original sketches, featuring luscious stretch velvet and cozy wool plaid! She also gives us a sneak peek at what’s next in her sewing queue…   .     .     . I love

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