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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#76 Setting a New Standard for Short-Stature (under 4’11”) Fashion with Chamiah Dewey of Chamiah Dewey Fashion

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HF#76 Setting a New Standard for Short-Stature (under 4’11”) Fashion with Chamiah Dewey of Chamiah Dewey Fashion
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In episode 76, Chamiah Dewey shares how she has built the UK’s first brand for short-statured (under 4’11”) people with empathy, diversity, inclusivity, and style at the forefront. Hear how she’s overcome the challenges of creating a whole new standard for fit and sizing – and the difference it has made in peoples’ lives. Chamiah […]

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.

How To Extend Your Size Range For Existing Styles

Many brands I’ve talked to want to become size-inclusive, but have had to limit their initial size range due to financial or logistic reasons in the meantime. So, when you are able to invest in extending your size range, how do you go about adding the new sizes to your existing styles?