Why do some people draft their own blocks or patterns, and how do you know when it’s best to do this instead of altering commercial patterns? This case study explains why my student took the DIY route.
Should you alter existing patterns or draft your own blocks? Both options are an investment, but the split between time & money varies. Here’s how to choose.
When you’re designing knitwear, it can be frustrating to hear about why Excel is so good when you can’t find a way in. Here’s how to begin.
If you care about inclusive sizing and creating garment patterns that fit well, you’ll need a size chart. Here are some tips and resources to get you started.
Pins and needles are the tie that binds my love of knitting and sewing. Here are my go-tos, at the heart of my haberdashery stash.
A helpful little list for knitters, sewists and clothes makers to work through in the quest for beautifully fitted wardrobe items.