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
With more than 10 printable fashion sketchbook page formats featuring your own made-to-measure body croquis, MyBodyModel is designed for a variety of planning styles and projects. We love to see how everyone puts their own spin on them! All page formats are part of the printable “Project Planner PDF” included with every purchase, which we’ve outlined in this
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
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
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
With so many knitting patterns and yarn choices out there, it can be hard to choose – And even more difficult to predict the end result. Guest blogger Victoria shares how she uses her custom sketch templates from MyBodyModel to visualize & focus her knitting project ideas, paper doll style! The result: beautiful and versatile
The pen and marker are tried and true tools for fashion design, but have you considered drawing digitally? As a visual arts student, I will always enjoy the process of working on paper with a pencil in hand. However, there are so many benefits of digital fashion illustration: the ease of fixing mistakes, not having
The end of 2019 has arrived and 2020 is quickly approaching. The New Year brings out all sorts of planning and creativity for me. It’s an opportunity to dive into something new and start fresh. I am embracing this time by planning 20 garments for 2020. That’s right, I created a plan for making 20
Remember Whitney’s lovely travel wardrobe plans? She’s back with another inspiring wardrobe planning post, this time using her body model croquis sketch pages for fall sewing & knitting planning. Read on for a peek into Whitney’s cozy and beautiful fall wardrobe plans! If you’re in the Northern hemisphere, you’re hopefully feeling a nip in the
One of my favorite knitting tools, after the obvious yarn and needles, has to be the MyBodyModel app. The worst thing is to spend hours and hours knitting a garment only to find out that the style didn’t suit my body. This was my story before I started using MyBodyModel. Drawing on my personal body
Fides is breaking out of her style comfort zone! She’s using her custom croquis from MyBodyModel to visualize her bold & colorful new wardrobe. She’s even figured out a way to make sure her sewn & knitted garments will work well together, so she can wear her new handmade outfits with confidence. Read on to
When I first discovered the MyBodyModel app I knew it would be a great resource for planning garment sewing projects but I didn’t know I would become nearly obsessed with sketching! Never really considering myself a “sketcher,” I realized all too quickly that you really don’t need to be to play with this app. I’ve
Knitting is a patient person’s hobby. A single article of clothing has thousands of stitches, and thousands of chances to vary choices and change the outcome. That’s why I find the MyBodyModel tool so helpful to think through in advance the choices I will make along the way–fit, length, gauge, and myriad of potential design
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