What is the difference between a sewist and a fashion designer?

Fashion design holds the key to new and innovative trends. With designers acting as an important part of ready-to-wear fashion, clothing brands are able to stamp out couture-inspired material into the public domain. Here is where trends are created and duplicated across the fashion market. These visionaries do not build the fashion industry alone. Sewists […]

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What is the Bothers Embroidery Machine: Everything You Need To Know

What is pattern designing or drafting? The Brothers Embroidery Machine is a perfect device for any embroider. Each machine has the ultimate advanced needle threading system. With the push of a lever, the threading is complete and both eyes and fingers receive a needed break. All machines have built-in stitching, embroidery and design fonts to […]

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How To Spot Fitting Issues

Being able to spot fitting issues when sewing a garment is a must-have skill for any aspiring sewists. Unfortunately, any seasoned seamstress will tell you that acquiring this skill comes with years of observation and experience. In this post, we will show you how to train your eye to see fitment issues, show you three […]

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Patterns Drafting Explained

Do you have a favourite piece of clothing that just fits you like a glove? Have you ever wished you could replicate it? Well, you can, thanks to pattern drafting! Pattern drafting is one of the handiest skill sets in any sewists toolkit. It allows you to replicate a garment or custom-fit a commercial pattern […]

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Learning To Sew Online vs Traditional Classes

So you’ve been at this sewing thing for a while now, maybe you have even completed a few projects and so far our most influential bloggers have been a real help (it’s a pleasure). But now you find yourself wasting too much time restitching a seam or you’ve simply reached a plateau and you just can’t get […]

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Can All the Seamsters Please Stand Up, 4 Reasons Why Sewing Is Making A Comeback

Like many mothers of the millennial generation, my mom sewed. Every Wednesday evening was spent between fabrics and threads in her weekly sewing classes, her trust in my abilities only lending to me laying out the sewing patterns so that she could carefully cut the fabric.  Saturday morning, you could always find her in a […]

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