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    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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  • 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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  • Zero-waste Fashion - Why is zero-waste fashion so important? - The Creative Curator

    Zero-waste Fashion: Why It Is So Important

    Zero-Waste fashion This week I really want to chat about zero-waste fashion. Not because it is becoming trendy, or the hip thing to talk about, but because I really want to help raise awareness about what zero-waste fashion really is, and why it is so important that the world as a whole understands why it […]

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  • 7 Sustainable Considerations For Creating Sustainable Fashion - The Creative Curator

    7 Considerations For Sustainable Fashion Creation

    7 Considerations For Sustainable Fashion Creation I’ve had some emails since giving a zero waste fashion lecture back in early May. It would seem that people are in general becoming more and more aware of sustainable fashion. I believe this is down in part to the reporting by the media of horrifying incidents such as Rana […]

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  • First Birthday - The Creative Curator

    First Birthday For The Creative Curator!

    The Creative Curator Birthday! Happy birthday to me, happy birthday to me…!!! Woohoo! I am celebrating – The Creative Curator is one year old today! I’m not sure how this last year has gone so fast, but I am one happy chick! My decision to start something new was born out of my frustration with […]

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  • Zero Waste Dress

    Zero Waste Fashion Dress: In Two Versions

    Zero Waste Fashion is something that I am very passionate about. In this fashion world where exploitation and mass consumption is rife, zero waste fashion is one more way for me to be more sustainable. Create Your Own Zero Waste Dress I recently participated in a zero waste fashion event – Create Your Own Zerowaste Dress […]

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  • Understanding Body Shapes: Part 1 - The Creative Curator

    Understanding Body Shapes: Women Viewed Straight On

    This week we will look at understanding body shapes of women straight on, which follows on from my previous post about Understanding Body Proportions. In that post we looked at understanding body proportions in relation to the western world’s ideal. You can read that post here if you missed it. We looked at how to […]

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  • Understanding Body Proportion - The Creative Curator

    Understanding Body Proportions

    Understanding Body Proportions This week I thought I’d talk to you about understanding body proportions. Now, I KNOW many of you reading this may roll your eyes at me – you and I both know that you don’t fit what the fashion and sewing pattern industry label as ‘normal’ – that is the number one […]

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  • 9 Benefits of Sewing - The Creative Curator

    The Benefits of Sewing: 9 Reasons Why Sewing Is Good For You!

    As well as the podcast above for you to listen to, I thought it might be fun to write a brief post about the benefits of sewing your own clothes versus buying clothes from stores, for those who like to read more than listen. The Benefits of Sewing Here are my benefits of sewing… What are […]

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