Two summers ago, Martha wrote a guest post about jumping into the unknown waters of swimsuit sewing. Now, as she shows her swimsuit drawings brought to life, Martha reflects upon challenging herself to sew that first swimsuit and using her MyBodyModel fashion croquis to design for the body that she loves. In today’s blog post,
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
Belgium-based sewing blogger and YouTuber Nathalie of Atelier 292 shares how drawing on her body model croquis has helped her to organize her projects -from documenting to planning her sewing, to discovering her signature style. She even made a video to show how she does it! When I discovered MyBodyModel, I found the initiative very
Remember Pam’s post about getting her sew-jo back? She’s started 2020 a bang, using her body model templates to achieve many goals at once: scrap-busting, learning new skills, upleveling her lounge game, AND showing her body some love! Like standing in front of my pantry trying to decide what to cook , a recent conversation
As the holiday frenzy starts to die down each December, I find myself looking ahead to the new year. For a planner like me, that means buying fresh new notebooks and pens and carving out time for goal setting and planning. I’m a relatively new garment sewist and earlier this year I realized that I
“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
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
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
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
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
Jewelry and accessories designer, Kathryn shares how she’s been using her MyBodyModel fashion templates to channel her many design ideas. The result: a cohesive and creative me-made wardrobe that works well for her body and her style – including accessories, of course! . . . .
In my last guest blog post, I shared how I used my body model croquis to wittle down my 24 looks I was interested in to three outfits that I definitely wanted to tackle for a little mini capsule of basics. My goal was to work on altering the fit of some potentially “tried and
Since her last post, Megan’s been busy using her MyBodyModel croquis and sewing planner! Today she shares her winter makes along with her original sketches, featuring luscious stretch velvet and cozy wool plaid! She also gives us a sneak peek at what’s next in her sewing queue… . . . I love
Remember Sarah’s dreamy fall/winter wardrobe sewing plans that she drew on her body model croquis? It’s time for the big reveal! Read on to see Sarah’s gorgeous finished makes–including jackets, trousers, culottes, tops, dresses, a cape (!) and a stunning emerald green coat. And, because she planned a collection of outfits instead of individual garments,
Hello everyone! I’m so excited to be back to share how my fall sewing queue has been progressing over the last few months. In September, I shared my fall sewing queue with you all, with an outfit for each month sketched on my custom croquis from the MyBodyModel app. It is no lie when people say your
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