• Burberry SS2017 - Loose Fit Jacket

    Burberry SS2017: Loose Fit Jacket

    For this first in an ongoing category of posts ‘Pattern Suggestions’ we’ll start with a loose fit jacket from the Burberry SS2017 collection. Shown in October 2017, the Burberry SS2017 show was the last from designer Christopher Bailey, who was with Burberry for over 15 years. I have for the most part always been a […]

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  • Learn how to make refashioned trousers. These striped banana pants are super comfy and fun to make! - The Creative Curator

    Refashioned Trousers: Banana Pants

    In January, along with packing up my life in London, I worked on a refashioned trouser project for the Sewcialists blog. Their theme for February was stripes, and as I needed another pair of my Banana Pants to test out, I opted to make them as a pair of refashioned trousers. Now, this is the […]

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  • Click to learn how to put eyelets in fabric. #sewing #eyelets #sewingprojects

    How To Put Eyelets In Fabric: A Step by Step Tutorial

      How To Put Eyelets In Fabric: A Step By Step Tutorial If you’re into sewing, you will probably at some point need to know how to put eyelets in fabric. Eyelets – and grommets too for that matter – are little metal circles, that can be inserted into fabric to create an enclosed hole. […]

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  • 2018 Make Nine – My Make Nine Choices

    2018 Make Nine – My Make Nine Choices So, I have seen a few – read thousand – posts in Instagram with the hashtag #makenine2018 (apparently the official one is #2018makenine – see this post for more info!) and I decided to get in on the action. To me, Make Nine is about making nine […]

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  • Click to read the best of 2017 Sewing And Pattern Making Posts!

    Most Popular Sewing And Pattern Making posts in 2017!

    Well hello my friends! It is 2018! It felt like 2017 rushed by, at least a good portion did for me! How was your 2017? Did you set and succeed with your sewing and pattern making goals or are there a few lurking on sewing pile waiting to be finished? If that is you, do […]

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  • Click to read the ultimate pattern making and sewing words guide. 170+ terms explained to you in simple words. Click to read more! - The Creative Curator

    170+ Pattern Making and Sewing Words: A Dedicated Dictionary

    This is a dedicated dictionary for pattern making and sewing words. If you feel I have missed anything please feel free to drop it in the comments below so that I can add it in! I have tried to keep the pattern making and sewing words in alphabetical order for you to better find what you’re […]

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  • Learn Fashion Design Skills and 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

      Blog to Biz Hive by Melyssa Griffin – My Review Do you LONG to quit the day job and focus on an online biz? Your own online biz? That’s what happened to me in February 2018 when I quit London, and moved to Wales! Seriously. And THAT is why I want to talk to […]

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