• 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • How To draft A Mandarin Collar - The Creative Curator

    How To Draft A Mandarin Collar Pattern

    This week’s post is how to draft a Mandarin collar pattern because I have been receiving many emails from my readers about collars. Drafting of collar patterns as well as the sewing construction techniques too! So, I thought this week I would start with the mandarin collar, as it is the collar used on my new […]

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  • Saucy Skirt Sewalong: Day 7 - Cutting the Skirt - The Creative Curator

    Day 7: Cutting The Skirt

    Sooooo…. Today we are cutting the skirt. But tell me, how’re you feeling? How did yesterday go with the fit session!?! Are you excited? Daunted? Flummoxed? Did you get the pattern changes completed? If it didn’t make any sense, you know you can contact me with questions, using the contact form! If you didn’t get the […]

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  • Saucy Skirt Sewalong: Day 6 - Testing the fit - The Creative Curator

    Day 6: Test The Fit

    We are back with Day 6 of the Saucy Skirt Sewalong and today we get to… Test The Fit!!! How excited are you? DAY 6: Test The Fit Now comes the time to fit your toile / muslin so that we can make any necessary pattern adjustments before we sew the real thing! Preparing to […]

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  • Saucy Skirt Sewalong: Day 4 - Fabric Prep - The Creative Curator

    Day 4: Preparing Your Fabric

    It’s the Saucy Skirt Sewalong, and it is awesome to see you back here for Day 4: Preparing your fabric! How are you getting on with the sewalong so far? Any struggles? You can hit me up with any questions in the comments sections below each post! If you missed the first three days, pop […]

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  • Saucy Skirt Sewalong: Day 3 - Fabric Choice - The Creative Curator

    Day 3: Fabric Choice for Saucy Skirt

    Wowsers!!! Are you feeling the excitement yet of creating your very own Saucy Skirt? I know I am! I’ve made this skirt quite a few times – and it ALWAYS looks different, depending on my fabric choice and how I modify the pattern. This time I am making it in a charcoal sandwashed silk, which I’m up-cycling […]

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  • Saucy Skirt Sewalong: Day 2 - Making the Pattern - The Creative Curator

    Day 2: Make a Skirt Pattern (Saucy Skirt Sewalong)

    Happy Saturday! We’re back for Day 2 of our Saucy Skirt Sewalong and we shall now make a skirt pattern! Have you gotten your supplies together? Are you ready for the second day ?? (If you missed Day 1 – check it out here first!) I’m excited that you’re here with me, inspired to learn this […]

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  • How To Make A Circle Skirt Pattern - The Creative Curator

    Full Circle Skirt: Make a Circle Skirt Pattern!

      The Full Circle Skirt. We love them right? That fab swooshy noise from the fabric swishing around our legs. Circle skirts are great either long or short, and can be high waisted to define our waist, or sit lower down, resting on our hips. Circle skirts of all kinds work in so many different fabrics […]

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