Clothing design

How to make any skirt - design your favorite style by using a basic skirt pattern 4
If you already know how to draft the basic skirt or, you own a commercial skirt pattern that fits well, you can easily design any skirt that you want. And I mean any skirt – pencil or flared, gored, A-line, mini or maxi, mermaid or balloon, asymmetrical, etc. Clothing design […]

Clothing design – How to make any skirt

DIY box pleated skirt 2
This is a tutorial on how to make a box pleat skirt. In the instructions, I tried to explain the math behind the pleats with examples in inches and centimeters. If you prefer to go straight to the video, scroll down to the bottom of this page. When I say […]

Embellish Your Wardrobe: Create a Classic Box-Pleated Skirt

Sewing a prom dress
Hi, sewing friends! February through May is probably the craziest time of the year in our sewing shop. And that’s because of prom season. Yes, it’s too early for prom, but not for prom sewing. In case you are wondering, that’s why I have less time to spend on pattern […]

Challenge accepted – sewing for prom