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Eve Tokens

Eve Tokens (aka The Creative Curator) is a fashion designer, creative pattern cutter and sewing pattern designer.

Eve graduated with a 2:1 in Fashion Design from the University of The Creative Arts in the UK, has a BTEC diploma in Creative Pattern Cutting, a Foundation Degree in Art & Design from Wimbledon College of Art and gained extensive experience in the fashion industry by interning and freelancing for London based fashion brands - Hardy Amies, Roland Mouret, Peter Pilotto and others.

As well as running her own small sustainable fashion brand, Eve has more than 25 years experience sewing and making clothes for herself and family members.

3 Best French Curve Rulers (For Sewing And Pattern Making)

You know that a French curve ruler is just one of the many different measuring tools for sewing, but how do you know which is the best French curve ruler for sewing or even how to use one? In this article I’m going to explain what a French curve ruler is used for, what they’re …

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Best Electric Scissors For Sewing

There are several reasons why you might be looking for the best electric scissors for sewing. Electric scissors are great for: Cutting through several layers of fabric Cutting through thick fabric that your regular scissors may struggle with Cutting fabric faster if your own hands struggle with scissors When I started looking for the best …

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Is Rayon Stretchy: Tips For Sewing Rayon Fabric!

What is rayon? Is it a fabric that you should buy and sew or is it a new fangled one that can be ignored? Does rayon have any sustainability credentials or is it another ‘modern’ fabric with no benefit to the environment? Today, you’ll learn all about rayon including how to work with it at …

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Types Of Georgette Fabric Used In Sewing

Georgette is a popular fabric choice amongst both professional and home dressmakers. Woven from silk and synthetic fabrics, there are a number of different types of georgette fabric that have evolved since the early twentieth century when georgette fabric first made an entrance into the dressmaking world. We’ll explore the different varieties of georgette in …

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What Are Notches In Sewing And Pattern Making?

New to sewing? Did you recently come across the term ‘notch’ and started wondering what are notches in sewing and pattern making? I feel you! Sewing pattern words and symbols can be rather obscure to the sewing beginner, which is why I’ve created this dictionary of sewing terms and their meanings and this guide on how to read …

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Best Scandinavian Sewing Patterns

Scandinavian design is known for being minimalist and beautiful, which is why Scandinavian sewing patterns are so loved! Following on from other sewing pattern guides that I have created, we’re going to look at a selection of the best Scandinavian sewing patterns available for the home sewer. Some of the most well known Scandinavian designers …

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Guide To Buying A Sewing Machine

I’ve previously talked about the different types of sewing machines, and even dug into the best leather sewing machine for anyone interested in sewing leather, but today it is time to discuss buying a sewing machine. I consider this an essential article for sewing beginners especially, as it is often them that get badgered into …

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What Is Chiffon Fabric (And How Do You Sew It)?

Have you ever wondered what chiffon fabric is? Chiffon is a sheer and lightweight fabric made from cotton, nylon, polyester or silk. It has a very soft and fluid feel to it. You can use it for dresses, blouses, scarves and other types of clothing, but the best part about chiffon fabric is that it …

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