Wardrobe Planning

Wardrobe Planning
Reiko Anderson

Digital Fashion Sketching: A Grayscale #MakeNine

Although you may remember Reiko from her vibrant Ashton dress hack, she chose to design her 2022 Make Nine in grayscale, for coloring in as each garment is completed. Read on to see how Reiko digitally sketched her sewing plans with a free drawing app on her iPad using only shades of gray. As I

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Wardrobe Planning
Erica Schmitz

Make Nine, Five Ways

Are you ready for some creative reflection and gentle goal-setting for the new year? Read on to see five ways MyBodyModel community members have approached the Make Nine challenge, and what they’ve learned through the process of sketching their handmade wardrobe plans on their personal croquis. The Make Nine Challenge was started in 2015 by

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Amanda designed a spring 3×3 mini capsule wardrobe on her MyBodyModel paper doll
Wardrobe Planning
Amanda Kile

My Sewing and Knitting Plans for the New Year

Thoughtfully planning my sewing and knitting projects has become an incredibly satisfying practice. Planning a season or two ahead can feel a bit overwhelming at first, but hopefully by the end of this post you will realize how approachable it actually is! Since my sewing queue currently has a few items on it, I decided

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Angela with MyBodyModel sewing plans Holding Sketch
Wardrobe Planning
Angela Geosits

Taking my Fall Sewing Plans to the Next Level

Angela shares her fall sewing plans, and how she makes sure they’ll actually get made and worn – with a little help from MyBodyModel! Autumn is my favorite season, so I easily dream up outfits in rich jewel tones for crisp, sunny days. The challenge comes in transforming too many exciting ideas into just a

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Me Made May Clothing Sketch Roundup
Wardrobe Planning
Devon Garcia

Me-Made May Clothing Sketch Roundup!

Me-Made May is one of our favorite months of the year, and it’s been extra fun to see so many people documenting each me-made outfit as a clothing sketch on their MyBodyModel croquis. Here are some of our favorites! Paper Doll Style Clothing Sketches Inspired by the “Paper Dolls for Grownups” class, Hilary decided to

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Overview of outfit combinations for Alyssa's Autumn capsule wardrobe on MyBodyModel croquis
Wardrobe Planning
Alyssa Soucy

Sewing a Capsule Wardrobe, from Sketch to Finished!

I took part in the #MyBodyModel3x3 Challenge and recently finished sewing the last of my 9 garments in my me-made capsule wardrobe! It’s been fun mixing and matching the looks I designed using my custom croquis from MyBodyModel, and integrating my new handmade clothing with other loved items from my closet. Here is my process

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Wardrobe Planning
Jacqui Blakemore

New Year Wardrobe Goals: Sewing a Capsule Wardrobe

Special guest blogger Jacqui Blakemore, fabulous host of the Sew Mindful Podcast, shares her wardrobe goals for the new year: sewing a capsule wardrobe that is comfortable, smart, and colorful, while also being weather appropriate for winter in the UK. I was delighted when Erica offered me the opportunity to write a guest blog for

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12 outfits, 6 garments Capsule wardrobe sewing, sketch to finish
Wardrobe Planning
Raylene Harvey

12 outfits, 6 garments: Capsule wardrobe sewing, sketch to finish

Time for the big reveal: Raylene shares the results of her capsule wardrobe sewing project, from sketch to finish! In last week’s post, Raylene shared how she planned twelve outfits from just six garments, using her body model croquis to sketch each ensemble in her sewing bullet journal. Read on to see each styled outfit,

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Designing my monochrome capsule with MyBodyModel
Wardrobe Planning
Erika Nazario

Designing a Monochrome Capsule Wardrobe

Guest blogger Erika “Eri” Nazario used her MyBodyModel croquis to design a 3×3 monochromatic capsule wardrobe collection that’s far from boring. She shares all about her design process, her favorite sketching tools, and her top 9 outfits – along with links to step-by-step videos showing Eri’s fashion illustration process for each look! In September I

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#MyBodyModel3x3 Mini-Capsule Wardrobe Sketch Gallery
Wardrobe Planning
Devon Garcia

#MyBodyModel3x3 Mini-Capsule Wardrobe Sketch Gallery

There’s still time to join the #Mybodymodel3x3 mini-capsule wardrobe planning party! Post your sketches by Sept. 23 and you’ll be entered to win amazing prizes. Just one week into the #MyBodyModel3x3 mini-capsule wardrobe challenge, and we’ve been so inspired by all of the phenomenal sketches shared. We’ve had more than 120 posts to the hashtag

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Sierra Burrell

Chic, Easy, & Fun: My Fall Sewing Plans

Sierra shares how she developed her most intentional fall sewing plans ever, by following Seamwork’s Design Your Wardrobe process and sketching on her personal croquis from MyBodyModel. Read on to see Sierra’s step by step design process, from initial concept all the way to her planned makes! Hey! I was really excited to see MyBodyModel

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Wardrobe Planning
Sarah Austin

Fall Capsule Wardrobe Planning with my 3×3 Sudoku Grid

As August draws to a close and cooler autumn months loom near, I’ve begun thinking of my wardrobe for the fall. Normally, I would be considering fashion pieces for the many events and gatherings that the fall months bring as I head back to college. This year is different – instead of campus events, club

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Whitney Franklin

#Sketch2Finish: My Fall Capsule Wardrobe

Are you ready for some cozy fall wardrobe ideas and inspiration for your next sewing or knitting project? Whitney shares her completed fall capsule wardrobe, and how it compared to her initial fashion sketches on her body model croquis. It’s time for an update on how my fall sewing and knitting plans worked out! In

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My Handmade Travel Wardrobe: Summertime in Italy
Wardrobe Planning
Whitney Franklin

My Handmade Travel Wardrobe: Summertime in Italy

Last year, Whitney wrote about using her MyBodyModel fashion croquis to plan an entirely handmade travel wardrobe for a month-long trip to Italy. Now, thinking back on the heat waves and affogati of her Italian summer, Whitney reflects on the me-made items in her handmade wardrobe that she wore during last year’s travels. Last summer,

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Planning and Sewing a Capsule Wardrobe with MyBodyModel by Kelsey
Wardrobe Planning
Kelsey Tedeschi

Using MyBodyModel to Plan a Capsule Wardrobe, by Kelsey

Kelsey shares how she broke out of a creative funk and got her sew-jo back by using her personal croquis templates from MyBodyModel to plan a capsule wardrobe. As this year is winding down, and the outdoor temperatures are getting colder, I’m looking for more reasons to stay indoors, and honestly, drink more coffee. I’m

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