Tutorials
Erica Schmitz

Fashion Sketching for Absolute Beginners, Part 3: Drawing Sleeves

Welcome to the “Drawing Sleeves”  tutorial, Part 3 of our step-by-step series, “Fashion Sketching for Absolute Beginners.” This video is a follow-up to the first two videos in the series: “Part 1: Getting Started” and “Part 2: Drawing Necklines.” This intro fashion drawing class is for people who love to sew, knit, or crochet, and who want to start

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MyBodyModel sketchbook Step 3 by ciara xyerra
Design
Ciara Xyerra

Sketchbook Chronicles: Bullet Journal Edition, by Ciara

I backed the MyBodyModel Kickstarter because I love drawing clothes, & I love comparing my sketches to my completed garments. I’ve experimented a lot with my sketches over the years. I’ve tried various sketchbooks with pro forma croquis, including some of the newer releases with more “regular person” proportions. But sewing has taught me that

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MyBodyModel Hairstyle Templates Free PDF Download
Resources
Erica Schmitz

3 printables for creating your best custom croquis from MyBodyModel

We’ve received a lot of requests for these resources, so here they are rounded up in one place: the MyBodyModel Measurement Guide PDF, Printable Test Swatch, and an email signup link for getting your free Drawing Hairstyles PDF.  I hope these resources help you create awesome custom croquis using the MyBodyModel web app! Measurement Guide

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MyBodyModel template sketch by Jaylyn Pace
Reviews
Erica Schmitz

More customer reviews from our beta launch week!

The responses to MyBodyModel continue to blow me away.  Here are a few more customer reviews (and sketches!) from the last few days of our beta launch week.   “Okay, I got up the nerve to punch in the numbers. How amazing to see my body in this app! Suddenly I feel validated and “okay”

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MyBodyModel Fashion Sketching for Absolute Beginners Part 2: Drawing Necklines
Tutorials
Erica Schmitz

Fashion Sketching for Absolute Beginners, Part 2: Drawing Necklines

Welcome to the “Drawing Necklines”  tutorial, Part 2 of our step-by-step series, “Fashion Sketching for Absolute Beginners.” This video is a follow-up to the first video in the series: “Part 1: Getting Started.” This intro fashion drawing class is for people who love to sew, knit, or crochet, and who want to start using custom sketch templates from MyBodyModel, but

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MyBodyModel sketch and photo by Mel Thorley @handmadebyditsytulip
Reviews
Erica Schmitz

Launch Love: What people are saying about MyBodyModel Beta

After so many months of development and testing, it’s been incredible to finally put MyBodyModel Beta out into world. I am blown away by the passionate and emotional response that our creative community is having to this product. Here are just a few examples of posts from the last few days: “You have got to check

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FAQ
Erica Schmitz

FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions about MyBodyModel Beta

Here are some Frequently Asked Questions about MyBodyModel’s beta web app. What does “Beta” mean? “Beta” means we’re testing the app and collecting feedback to help prioritize any fixes or improvements that are needed. Customer feedback has guided MyBodyModel’s app development since day 1.  We designed MyBodyModel based on feedback from makers and designers, including

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Tutorials
Erica Schmitz

Fashion Sketching for Absolute Beginners, Part 1: Get Started

Do you love the idea of sketching your sewing or knitting plans, but aren’t sure where to start? I created this step-by-step video series, “Fashion Sketching for Absolute Beginners,” just for you! This is not your typical fashion illustration class. This class is for people who love to sew, knit, or crochet, and who want to

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