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What is “good” pattern drafting?

I saw this question online: “What exactly is good drafting? How do I know if a pattern is any good? What should I be looking for?” Good drafting refers to proficiency in understanding the shape and proportions of the human … Continue reading

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Fashion Design versus Technical Design

Recently a job posting surfaced online for the position of Fashion Designer at an independent pattern-making small-business geared towards the home sewing market.  Applicants were encouraged to respond quickly whether “this is your dream job” on the one hand, or “you’ve … Continue reading

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