• Fashion Design Skills - Create A Capsule Fashion Collection - The Creative Curator

    Fashion Design Skills

    I get this statement come through on emails from some of my subscribers; I want to be a fashion designer! And it got me thinking. Wouldn’t it be rather awesome to run a fashion design skills course, as an online course, that people could take alongside me? As in, while I’m working on my new […]

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  • Fix Your Fit - A FREE five day challenge for those pattern fit issues - The Creative Curator

    Fix Your Fit: Free Fit Issues Challenge!

        The biggest request for help that I get is about fit. So, today I’m gonna tell you about a free challenge I have created for you – Fix Your Fit! Now, initially this was going to be part of the free Pattern Making Basics course, but it’s a hefty subject, and I was […]

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  • Pattern Testing Your Sewing Pattern - How to make a sewing pattern series - The Creative Curator

    Pattern Testing Your Sewing Pattern

    Pattern Testing Your Sewing Pattern (Part 4) You’ve done it. You started out wanting to know how to make your own sewing patterns, and now you’ve reached that final stage – pattern testing your sewing pattern! If you missed the first three parts in the series you can catch up here: Part 1: How To […]

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  • How To Make Your Own Sewing Pattern Design - The Creative Curator

    Developing A Design: Make Your Own Sewing Pattern Design

    Make Your Own Sewing Pattern Design (Part 3) Alright then.. We have covered Getting Started in this post, and the five techniques you can use to make a sewing pattern with in this post, but today we are going to focus on developing a sewing pattern design. This is my favourite thing. I often sit […]

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  • The 5 Techniques You Can Use To Make Your Own Sewing Patterns - The Creative Curator

    5 Techniques To Make Your Own Sewing Patterns

    5 Techniques To Make Your Own Sewing Patterns (Part 2) You want to know how to make your own sewing patterns, and you’ve read part one in the series. What’s next that you need to think about? The next thing to consider is which technique you should use to make your own sewing patterns. Now, before […]

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  • How To Make Your Own Sewing Patterns: Getting Started With Making Your Own Sewing Patterns - The Creative Curator

    How To Make Your Own Sewing Patterns: Getting Started

    How To Make Your Own Sewing Patterns: Getting Started (Part 1) You’ve done it. You have decided you want to learn how to make your own sewing patterns but you’re a little lost on where and how to get started. I hear ya! This 4 part series on how to make your own sewing patterns […]

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  • Learn Pattern Making Skills - Creative Cutting Class - The Creative Curator - Fashion Creation Skills

    Creative Cutting Class

    Last week, I launched a new area of The Creative Curator. It’s called Creative Cutting Class. So far, Creative Cutting Class is in ‘pre-launch mode. This means that although I am signing up new members each day, at special ‘founding member’ pricing – and these members had access from July 24th – the areas within […]

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  • Sewing Patterns For Clothes: Five Things to Know - The Creative Curator

    Sewing Patterns For Clothes: 5 Things You Need To Know

    Sewing Patterns for clothes Sewing patterns for clothes are EVERYWHERE. From the big four – Butterwick, Simplicity, Vogue and McCalls – who have frequent new sewing patterns released, to the gazillion sewing patterns for clothes available from independent (Indie) designers too. And these Indie sewing pattern designers are located all over the world! It can […]

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  • Want to earn money from your blog or website? Click to read my review of Blog To Biz Hive from Melyssa Griffin

    Blog To Biz Hive – Online Course From Melyssa Griffin

    I thought I’d take a moment to talk about an online course called *Blog to Biz Hive. I’ve been asked many times about how I got my shizzle together to create an online business, having had no CLEAR idea about how the online world worked. I mean, my sustainable fashion brand GWEN&SYD got minimal traffic […]

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  • How to make a sewing pattern using a knit garment - The Creative Curator

    Creating Knit Patterns Using Knit Garments

      Creating Knit Patterns Using Knit Garments Creating knit patterns using knit garments is almost as easy as making a sewing pattern from a woven garment. If you are wanting the slightly easier method, read last week’s post where we looked at how to make a sewing pattern for yourself using an existing woven garment […]

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  • How to make a sewing pattern using a woven garment - The Creative Curator

    How To Make A Sewing Pattern: Using Woven Garments

    How To Make A Sewing Pattern Using A Woven Garment One of the five ways I know of to create patterns for yourself is to use existing garments. It’s actually a trick used often in the fashion industry! So today, we’re looking at how to make a sewing pattern using existing woven garments. This ‘How […]

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  • What Is Pattern Ease And How Is It Used? Click to join my Pattern Making Basics course- The Creative Curator

    Pattern Ease: What Is It And How Is It Used?

    Pattern Ease Part two of the Perfect Pattern Series is Pattern Ease… It’s a term that is thrown around quite a lot. Go to any Facebook sewing group and mention that the pattern you bought, cut out and made up fits nothing like it should, and people will shout back at you ‘because of pattern […]

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  • Pattern Making Basics - A FREE Email Course teaching pattern making basics! - The Creative Curator

    Pattern Making Basics: An Epic Email Course!

    Pattern Making Basics Who here struggles with the pattern making basics? Hands up if you have read the books, followed YouTube videos, or even just tried figuring it out on your own? And it’s a struggle right? I get so many emails from my readers who say that they really want to be able to […]

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  • How To Assess Your Body For Fit Issues - Sewing Patterns - The Creative Curator

    Fit Issues: How To Assess Your Body

    Fit Issues: Lets Assess! In this world we live in – the one made up of women and men who want to make their own clothes for various reasons – there are many struggles that are experienced. The one I am contacted about the most, usually as a reply to my welcome series of emails, […]

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  • How to create a zero waste pattern - The Creative Curator

    Zero Waste Pattern: How To Create One Using Adobe Illustrator

    Zero Waste Fashion (PT4): How To Create A Zero Waste Pattern Today we are running through how I create a zero waste pattern, using Adobe Illustrator. Last week we looked at the reasons why zero waste fashion is so important to me, which was part 3 of the zero waste fashion series. The week prior […]

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