I’ve been using My Body Model to sketch out design ideas for a while now, and I’m a big fan of how helpful this simple tool can be in the sewing process. It’s easy to see how great clothes can look on a stretched, exaggerated fashion drawing or on a lithe supermodel, but it can … More My Body Model/Sew Your Kibbe Guest Post!
One of the most requested posts since I started writing the Sew Your Kibbe Series was to identify which indie pattern brands would work best for the various Kibbe types. One of the reasons I didn’t want to use indie brands as part of the main series is because they often tend to have defined … More Indie Patterns for the Kibbe Types
I figured that I would close each month with a summary of how things are going with the Sew Your Kibbe Challenge. Personally, I’ve been gone most of the month for an important skating conference and competition, so I’ve really missed out on sewing time. (It’s the reason I knew I wouldn’t be able to … More Sew Your Kibbe Challenge – January Round Up
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
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!