Some quick tips on diagnosing alterations, and five helpful books for fitting and altering sewing patterns. A must for clothes makers!
Author: Natalie in Stitches
MSG: The secret sauce of knitting patterns
Knitters who’ve tried to customise patterns will have had a taste of MSG. This abbreviation is how I teach the maths needed for calculations.
Book Review | Anna Kiper, Fashion Portfolio
The epilogue to my review of Fashion Illustration. This second title by Anna Kiper is all about the portfolio, mood, and storytelling.
Blog on pause for spring
I’m having a short break, but I’ll be back on Wednesday 26th April for the last of my three book reviews. In the meantime, here are some new areas of the site you might enjoy: That’s it for now! I’ll see you later this month, and I hope you’re enjoying early spring. Natalie x
Book Review | Anna Kiper, Fashion Illustration
Today I’m sharing one of my absolute favourite books on illustration. It’s a short review, but I’ve loved Anna Kiper’s work for a long time.
My Tiny Toolkit
Sometimes I wish I had a lovely kit bag for my knitting. But with a toolkit this size, it might be overkill! Here’s how I use what I do have.