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7 Ways Your Pattern Needs To Be Drafted To Move

Think about your favorite pieces of clothing. They probably are the ones that don’t hold you back from any of the activities throughout your day. This is why drafting patterns and fit testing for movement is so crucial. Here are seven ways that the pattern and resulting garment need to move.

HF#77 The Fat Success of Comfort and Good Fit with Marina Hayes of Peridot Robes

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In episode 77, hear how Marina Hayes has grown her successful robe and lounge brand and a community of “fat activists” to provide more comfortable and well-fitting clothing options to plus size people. After selling out the first production run in less than two days, Peridot Robes has expanded their styles, fabrics, and the difference […]

Do Expensive Clothes Fit Better Than Cheap Ones?

I recently had a conversation about whether expensive clothes fit better than cheap ones. This is an interesting question – both for consumers of fashion trying to figure out what items are worth buying, and for brands wanting to make clothes that fit. Is there a correlation between price and fit? Let’s explore.

5 Possible Reasons The Design Isn’t Working

The design doesn’t look nearly as good in real life as it did in your head or sketch. You’re not sure what’s wrong, but something with the design just isn’t working. There can be many reasons why a design isn’t working. Here are the five I see most often. 

HF#66 The Raw Truth Behind Fuller-Busted Sports Bras with Lizzie Gordon of B.X.M.

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HF#66 The Raw Truth Behind Fuller-Busted Sports Bras with Lizzie Gordon of B.X.M.
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In episode 66, hear how Lizzie Gordon started a fashion brand making sports bras for bigger boobs after years of thinking “some bigger brand will be the one to make this”. Personally understanding the challenges women face trying to find sports bras in larger cup sizes, Lizzie set out to solve those challenges and she […]