How Fashion Fundamentals Can Help For Garment Design, Upcycling & Sewing?
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- textiles ➢
- Fashion Design ➢
- Pattern making ➢
- Sewing ➢
- Special Techniques ➢
"How to choose the best suited fabric for sewing my new dress?"
"I have so many fabrics in my stash, which of them should I consider for my next project?"
"I know what design I want for my new skirt, but can I use my floral quilting fabric to make it?"
"Which fabric has better qualities, I want the pants I've chosen to sew to last longer yet to feel nice on my skin?"
Understanding textiles can help you a lot!
"I love many colours, but which colours can I put together so my next sewing project doesn't end as a dreadful disaster?"
"How to design a great looking jacket from the fabric leftovers I keep from my previous sewing projects?"
"What design will suit me better, for example, can I add ruffles around the neckline of the dress I want to make?"
"What are the design elements and how exactly I can use them in my garment creations?"
Recognizing principles & elements of fashion design will give you more power!
"How can I make a pattern easier so than I can sew few dresses from different fabrics and materials and have beautiful outfits without complicated pattern making?"
"How to copy the pattern of my favourite pants so I can sew another pair in different colour?"
"What things do I need to know to upcycle existing garments, do I really need to know any garment pattern making?"
"I need to alter a shirt I'm sewing currently to make it fit better, how should I do it?"
EFS takes out only useful pattern making tips & techniques for you to apply!
"How to sew difficult materials without purchasing fancy products that only confuse me more?"
"How to achieve great look not just 'outside', but 'inside' the garment as well?"
"I want to add design details on my skirt, but I want them to look nice and I'm not sure what's the best way to sew them?"
"What seams and finishes are better for the design I want to make?"
The best industry practices can improve your sewing quality dramatically!
"Can I use my quilting skills to make an upcycled garment and how exactly?"
"I love embroidery and have embroidery machine. How can I use it in garment sewing and upcycling?"
"I want to make one of my favourite dresses a bit more interesting. What should I consider?"
"I have so many trims, buttons and ribbons. What is the best way to use them in garment creation?"