13 Aug 2012 5 Comments
Do you draw your garments before you sew? I do. As you can see in my first Sewing Lesson. But I would like to get better at this.
As I am teaching myself pattern making I am discovering that creating a garment you imagine is not as difficult as it seems. I like working with commercial patterns, but I am growing more interested in following my own ideas and exploring garment design on my own.
I am not a great illustrator and that’s something I would like to get better at also. I am searching for good fashion illustrations sources so if you know anything that might help me learn how to draw better, please do share.
I’ve recently purchased and just received this Fashionary pre-printed notebook and sticky pad, both with full body female figures. While the idea is genius and there so many things people have already done with this, I am curious whether this will be as helpful as I imagine.
These are some examples from the Fashionary blog: