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Showing posts from August, 2015

Let's Talk About Ease, Bay-bee

Sometimes, too much knowledge can be a BAD thing.... I know lots of people might say, "But you went to fashion design school! How can you make a mistake like that!?" Well folks, it happens. And because one of my main goals in life is to help people out and provide tips and tricks I want you all out there in TV Land to learn from my failures. Here's another tale about the importance of ease . This time, the tale is told from a commercial pattern standpoint. (Also, deal with my phone camera photos on this one, peeps! My new phone is just about as good as my 5-year-old SLR at this point anyhow.) Here is a photo of me excited about my work before I figured out my huge mistake.  My idea was to use a commercial pattern I had bought for $3 for this tunic top which turned into a dress (because Lord knows I don't need any more dresses!). But I had the fabric and I went ahead and cut fabric for a dress anyhow.  Being less well-versed in commercial pattern usa