While I was writing the main posts of my Sew Your Kibbe series, Gillian of Crafting a Rainbow did an exploratory post examining how her makes fit into the Kibbe Gamine recommendations. I thought this was a brilliant post, and wanted to do a similar self-analysis before jumping into the main planning and sewing posts … More Sew Your Kibbe: Sewing Self Analysis
I really liked the way I made color palettes for last year’s Sew Geeky plans, so I’ve decided to choose my palette for this year in the same way: 2 neutral colors, 3 main colors, and 4 accent colors. I’ve also come to realize what colors I actually really like to wear (cool and saturated … More Sew Your Kibbe Challenge: Colors
In my introductory Sew Your Kibbe Challenge post, I proposed several guidelines for choosing your patterns. I thought it would be helpful to post a couple of example capsules. All of these are possible capsules I’m debating using for my personal challenge this year. I’m pretty busy this month, but due to the magic of … More Sew Your Kibbe Challenge: Soft Natural Capsule Examples
My Image isn’t one of the more prevalent sewing magazines, but I generally like their simple clean designs and use of bold prints. The latest issue (#18!) is released full of new spring/summer looks. You can flip through the whole magazine here. The silhouettes in this issue are pretty simple, but there are some cute … More My Image Magazine Spring/Summer 2019
It seems like this announcement is out really early, but the full preview of the February BurdaStyle Magazine is already on the German site, with garment previews up on the Russian site. After the glitzy holiday party looks in the past two issues, this month feels refreshingly everyday and practical. I think the designs are … More February 2019 BurdaStyle Magazine
I’m pretty sure that the title of this post should come as no surprise given the past three months worth of posts about Kibbe and his style IDs. I’ve just completed posting the main series yesterday morning, and after having gone through all of the Kibbe types in such detail, I’m more certain than ever … More 2019: Sew Your Kibbe Challenge!
For an introduction to the Sew Your Kibbe Series, please see this post. The posts in this series are intended to be a well researched and thorough investigation of the Kibbe style recommendations, along with several example patterns for each “level of dress.” The posts in this series will be picture heavy and quite lengthy. … More Sew Your Kibbe: Soft Natural