Learning Pattern Making

learning pattern makingLearning pattern making can be rewarding for several reasons, pattern making is a creative process that allows you to design and create unique garments. You can experiment with different styles, fabrics, and details to create a look that reflects your personal style and vision. Also, when you learn pattern making, you can create custom-fitted garments that fit the body perfectly and fulfill the desired design accurately. Additionally, learning pattern making can open up career opportunities in the fashion industry. You can work as a pattern maker, fashion designer, or start your own clothing line.

However, if you are learning pattern making as a hobby, it can save you money in the long run. Instead of buying expensive designer clothes, you can create your own high-quality garments for a fraction of the price. Moreover, making your own clothes reduces the amount of waste that ends up in landfills. You can also choose more sustainable fabrics and materials that are better for the environment. Finally, if you have a unique body shape that makes it difficult to find well-fitting clothes in the store, you will be able to solve this problem by making your own patterns that match your special body. (more…)

Drafting Basic Straight Skirt Pattern

 basic straight skirt patternProbably the Basic straight skirt pattern is the best pattern a new sewer/pattern should start by, it is the base for almost any type of skirts, which a basic garment for all females, and it is very simple to draft, cut and sew piece too. A few measures here, some lines there, and the skirt pattern is done and ready for cutting and sewing.

In this detailed and comprehensive tutorial, I am going to show you how to draft the basic straight skirt pattern, which will be used later as a base for drafting other styles of skirts. Almost any style of skirt can be developed from this base, only circle skirt pattern has its own drawing method, yet it can be developed from this base too. (more…)

Singer Quantum Stylist 9960 Sewing Machine

One of the most important sewing machines that can be purchased today is the Singer Quantum Stylist 9960 Computerized Portable Sewing Machine. It is almost an integrated home sewing machine, as it contains everything any sew lover needs and enables him to implement all his ideas easily and quickly. The machine contains many functions that were not available in home sewing machines before, however, you will not find it difficult to learn to use the machine and control everything This is possible thanks to the ease of the driver and the large digital display that shows all the necessary information

The Singer Quantum Stylist 9960 is an advanced sewing machine intended for home usage, although it contains many features and capabilities that were not previously available yet in the industrial sewing machines. Adding the sewing capabilities needed by home tailors makes this machine one of the most unique machines in its class and in the of sewing machines manufacturing industry in general. (more…)

Sewing Machine Feet

Brother offers an extensive line of sewing machine feet, guaranteed to make your sewing and embroidery jobs easier. They are high quality and durable. Whether your interest is gathering and pleating, cording, or fringe, they have the presser foot to fit your needs. Attach piping, sequins, and appliques effortlessly and accurately with the use of these handy accessories.

A walking foot is very useful for sewing heavy materials, since the needle feed may not be mechanically adequate. It really comes in handing for sewing spongy or cushioned materials (where lifting the foot away from the material helps with the feeding action) and for sewing various layers together, because the drop feed may cause the lower layers to move out of alignment with the upper layers.

A few household sewing machines come with a walking foot, but most of them have a stand presser foot which moves along and maneuvers the fabric along with it. Most household sewing machines use a standard connector for their presser foot and offer various add-on attachments for the walking foot.


Dressmaking Mannequin

Dressmaking mannequin will allow fashion designer to design three-dimensional garments. What you see is what you and everyone else get. Dressmaking mannequin come in all sizes and shapes for almost every article of clothing that can be made. While a piece of clothing is being made, it can be put on the dress form so designer can see how the piece of clothing will turn out. Then he can make alterations upon the clothing after seeing what it looks like on a body.