Self-taught sewist & bullet journal maven Raylene Harvey looks back through her 2020 sewing journal, and shares her favorite DIY fashion makes of the year, all the way from sketch to finished. This has been a whirlwind of a year! The global pandemic has been life-changing for all of us and I’m sure we are
What are the best sewing planners to use with your body-positive fashion sketch templates from MyBodyModel? The answer depends on your planning style. We believe there’s a perfect planning system for everyone – even planning rebels! Here are ten sewing planners that we love. This list features some of our favorite free & paid planners, including printable, digital, and spiral-bound options.
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
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,
A multi-passionate creative at heart, Raylene planned a comfy, polished, & versatile me-made capsule wardrobe using her sewing bullet journal and her personal croquis from MyBodyModel. Read on to see Raylene’s beautiful and organized 2-page bujo planner spreads, and how she chose 6 garments to create more than 12 outfits! I’ve been wanting to create
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
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
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 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
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,
Are you ready to uplevel your fashion design app skills and play with outfit combinations on your body model croquis? Doctor T shares how to use the advanced layers feature in the Procreate app to design a 3×3 summer capsule wardrobe: 3 tops x 3 bottoms, for a total of 9 different outfits! In this
Last week, Doctor T shared a detailed step-by-step tutorial in “Fashion Design Apps for Beginners, Part 1: Adobe Fresco.” In Part 2 of this series, she shares the process of creating a dress design sketch on her MyBodyModel custom fashion croquis by exploring the various tools and features of the Procreate drawing app. This week
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
In her last post, Doctor T reviewed her favorite free and paid drawing apps to sketch digital wardrobe plans with MyBodyModel. Now she shares a step-by-step digital fashion illustration series, Fashion Design Apps for Beginners! In Part 1 of this series, Doctor T shares the basics of sketching clothing designs on her custom fashion croquis
In her recent blog post for MyBodyModel, Leanne walked us through how she uses her fashion croquis in her bullet journal sewing tracker to document each month’s sewn creations. Now with renewed sewjo and a custom rubber stamp, Leanne reveals how she brings her sewing bullet journal to life in a new and fun way!
Deciding what to wear to a special event is hard enough – Imagine outfit planning for one of the biggest events of your life! Pattern designer Rae Cumbie shares her outfit planning & design process for her role as Mother of the Bride. It was over a year after I created My Body Model that
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