When I first fell down the rabbit hole of style typing systems about 2 years ago, I never thought it would lead to writing such an in depth series about style systems, as I’m coming at this from a perspective of wanting to sew wardrobes that work for me. But it has led me to … More Olga’s Ethereals and Other Theories About Modifications to Kibbe Types
Like April, May has been a total bust as far as personal sewing goes. I did somewhat anticipate this at the beginning of the challenge – I didn’t really expect to have a lot of personal sewing time until the end of summer, and this is turning out about the way I predicted. I am … More Sew Your Kibbe Challenge – May Round Up
I was watching Aly Art’s recent YouTube video (which is an interesting look at fashion trends through the 1900s), and really started to think about how most people (at least most sewing people) tend to have certain decades of style that they really respond to. I think most of us are innately drawn to styles … More Can Knowing Your Favorite Style Decade Help Determine Your Kibbe Type?
I wrote another guest post for MyBodyModel comparing several iPad drawing apps that are helpful for doing digital wardrobe sketching and planning. I’ve really been enjoying fashion sketching and have started doing it when I need to have a mental break. But before I really got into it, of course I had to experiment with … More MyBodyModel Guest Post – Digital Drawing App Comparison
April hasn’t been a really great month for me as far as Kibbe sewing/challenge things go. It’s been a really busy month with lots of travel and event planning, and work, and sewing costumes for others. I’ve nearly finished sewing commissioned projects and I really hope this means a return to selfish sewing next month, … More Sew Your Kibbe Challenge – April Round Up
March has been a really slow month for me as far as Kibbe/personal sewing related things go. I did manage to finish the cardigan I started in February, New Look 6330, which was good. I feel like I at least haven’t been totally slacking as far as the whole “sewing challenge” thing goes, though my … More Sew Your Kibbe Challenge – March Round Up
It’s been another crazy busy month for me, but I’ve managed to get sick at the tail end of it, which has totally ruined my sew-jo. It’s really sad because I’d just finalized my plans for the Sew Your Kibbe Challenge when I came down with the plague. Whilst bedridden, I’ve been finding ways to … More Sew Your Kibbe Challenge – February Round Up