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kiera skirt tester roundup part 1

          Welcome to the tester round-up for the new PDF pattern release – the Kiera Skirt. I would like to introduce you to my first group of amazing testers of the Designer Stitch group. As always they have all gone above and beyond for this test and have produced some amazing […]

tester call eleni top tunic dress

Tester

              ——— ELENI TOP – TUNIC – DRESS – MAXI ——— (AU/UK) 6/8/10/12/14/16/18/20/22/24/26 (US) 2/4/6/8/10/12/14/16/18/20/22 (EU) 34/36/38/40/42/44/46/48/50/52/54 The Eleni is an on-trend off shoulder garment offering styling options to make it your own. Fabric choices include- light weight cottons, linens, silk, velour, velvet and rayon. The test commences Monday […]

Fitting Fiona Lace Culottes

I would like to introduce you to one of my pattern testers ( and student in my fashion school ) Kurvy Kim. She is one of my curvy testers and I would like to share with you today the steps we took to fit and alter the Fiona Lace Culottes pattern to fit her body. […]

block your interfacing

While working in the garment industry for many years I observed that this technique is key in the manufacturing process. In production clothing manufacturers have to rely on accuracy and speed so the production process is set up in a way that the “units” of a garment are never double handled. When heat setting interfacing […]