Tag Archives: tools

the size of it, part 1

Have you ever wondered how clothing gets made in different sizes? It’s a rather technical process, and I thought it might be interesting to explain some of the steps to you. Clothing and sewing patterns always start out from one … Continue reading

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oak tag

Sample rooms used to be a common sight in the garment industry. Now that most pattern-making is done overseas, sample rooms are a luxury that many designers can’t afford. I was very fortunate, in school, to do an internship with … Continue reading

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in this very spot

A while ago on my personal blog I wrote a post about my favorite crafting tools. Well, meet a new favorite to add to the list: the ratchet screwdriver. Technically it’s a construction tool, but I’m giving it special status. … Continue reading

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pressing things

What? You mean that you don’t take your ironing board outside on nice spring days? I don’t usually either, but I’ve really been tempted with all this lovely weather we’re having. Really, I just wanted to show you a few … Continue reading



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