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
After years of imagining clothes on unrealistic figures, Amanda has completely transformed her fashion sketching process to design in a way that honors her body and style. She shares her personal fashion journey, and walks us through her updated sketching process for “trying on” new designs, pattern hacks, & outfit ideas with confidence. “The MyBodyModel
When it comes to fashion sketching, you might encounter that voice in your head telling you that you won’t be good at it. In this special guest blog post, Sandrea shares how she pushed past that fear. Read on to see how she went from months of not touching her croquis to 14 stunning fashion
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
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
Are you ready to uplevel your wardrobe planning and have fun with fashion drawing on your body model croquis? Announcing the #MyBodyModel3x3 Capsule Wardrobe Challenge! This community drawing challenge is for creative makers to design their own mini capsule wardrobes, paper doll style! This capsule drawing challenge will run from September 13-23 on Instagram. This
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
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,
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
“It looks so good on the model… But how will it look on ME?” With more and more of our buying activity happening online, the MyBodyModel custom croquis can be used as a virtual fitting room for internet clothing shopping. I originally wanted my own personal fashion templates for planning my knitwear, for adapting patterns
Today’s guest blog post is by Tina, who was one of our testers for the new omit-bust croquis option. Tina shares how she used the new feature to create a personal fashion croquis that beautifully reflects her body after a unilateral mastectomy. As a visual artist who also drafts many of her own patterns, Tina
Remember Sierra’s plans for a colorful and classic work wardrobe? She’s back with another fun wardrobe planning post, this time using her new hand-on-hip croquis from MyBodyModel 2.0 to “try on” some of the latest fall style trends! Read on to see what fall trends have caught her eye, and how she plans to incorporate
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
Guest blogger Mireille shares how she uses MyBodyModel’s paper vs. digital fashion drawing templates for each step of her creative process – from style exploration, to wardrobe planning, to sewing planning (and even drafting her own patterns)! It all starts with a simple sketch Before starting a project, a sketch is an important step to
This month’s featured designer is the amazing Katie Kortman: artist, fabric designer, creator of the #thehandmadehustle, #sewhappycolor, and #posingwithproduce! Katie has brought so much fun and joy to the online maker community. I’m absolutely delighted to share some of the ways she’s been using her custom croquis from MyBodyModel as part of her colorful design process!
Last June, Ciara was our 1st ever blog contributor with her post about using MyBodyModel with her bullet journal to plan her summer sewing. Now, a year later, she’s back to share her epic Me-Made-May project: 31 days of outfit sketches using her custom croquis from MyBodyModel! For Me-Made May 2019, I decided to participate
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