Why flat drawings are often the best drawings
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by Natalie Warner | Natalie in Stitches
2d ago
Sometimes the easiest or more accessible way to begin learning how to draw is by stripping away all the details and laying the garment flat. The flourishes, flair, and storytelling can be intimidating and distract you from what the item actually looks like. The post Why flat drawings are often the best drawings appeared first on Natalie in Stitches ..read more
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Why observational drawing is a designer’s superpower – and a confidence builder
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by Natalie in Stitches
3w ago
The kind of drawings or sketches you'll create in the process of designing your own clothes will help and support you. Please, please don't worry about how 'good' you think they are. They're not destined for a gallery or exhibition. They're there to get you to think creatively and positively about what you want to create. The post Why observational drawing is a designer’s superpower – and a confidence builder appeared first on Natalie in Stitches ..read more
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The language of notches: What it is, why it works, and how to speak it
Natalie Warner | Natalie in Stitches
by Natalie in Stitches
1M ago
How do notches work in creative pattern cutting and garment construction? This post is all about notches as a communication tool. The post The language of notches: What it is, why it works, and how to speak it appeared first on Natalie in Stitches ..read more
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Why we should all be creative pattern cutters
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by Natalie in Stitches
1M ago
What creative pattern cutting is, and why having your own personal block is the perfect companion to creative pattern cutting. The post Why we should all be creative pattern cutters appeared first on Natalie in Stitches ..read more
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How drafting your own block helps you to make successful pattern alterations | Part 3
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by Natalie in Stitches
1M ago
In part 3, a quick FAQ for clothes makers looking to draft blocks to their personal measurements. If I've missed anything, leave a comment! The post How drafting your own block helps you to make successful pattern alterations | Part 3 appeared first on Natalie in Stitches ..read more
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How drafting your own block helps you to make successful pattern alterations | Part 2
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by Natalie in Stitches
1M ago
Drafting your block helps you to establish a personal range of ease.  This is really important if you want your clothes to have a long life. The post How drafting your own block helps you to make successful pattern alterations | Part 2 appeared first on Natalie in Stitches ..read more
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How drafting your own block helps you to make successful pattern alterations | Part 1
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by Natalie in Stitches
1M ago
It's time to draft your own block when you KNOW there's nothing wrong with you, psychological warfare is draining, & you want your time back. Especially when it comes to fitting patterns. The post How drafting your own block helps you to make successful pattern alterations | Part 1 appeared first on Natalie in Stitches ..read more
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The blog is not quite back yet…
Natalie Warner | Natalie in Stitches
by Natalie in Stitches
1M ago
…because no sooner did I return after Christmas, than I had to get ready for this: If you’re coming along, please say hello – and apologies in advance if I’m still a bit jetlagged or discombobulated! I’ll aim to write The post The blog is not quite back yet… appeared first on Natalie in Stitches ..read more
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Why we should all be creative pattern cutters
Natalie Warner | Natalie in Stitches
by Natalie in Stitches
2M ago
What creative pattern cutting is, and why having your own personal block is the perfect companion to creative pattern cutting. The post Why we should all be creative pattern cutters appeared first on Natalie in Stitches ..read more
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How drafting your own block helps you to make successful pattern alterations | Part 3
Natalie Warner | Natalie in Stitches
by Natalie in Stitches
3M ago
In part 3, a quick FAQ for clothes makers looking to draft blocks to their personal measurements. If I've missed anything, leave a comment! The post How drafting your own block helps you to make successful pattern alterations | Part 3 appeared first on Natalie in Stitches ..read more
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