The Design Process — process

The Missing Measurement Chart

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The Missing Measurement Chart

March 28, 2022 If you are here reading this post it is because you are interested in the best way to collect and collate the measurements of this sewing community- including a chart for the mature body. It is a big idea and I am a bit daunted- but the only way to start is to start. Ideas and constructive observations are welcome. Please post them as comments  so that this important information is in the same place- and if something relevant is discussed elsewhere,  feel free to cut and paste it ( with permission )into the comments below. I...

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interview with #indiedesignerpatternsshowcase

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interview with #indiedesignerpatternsshowcase

Dear Ann, Your questions really got under my skin... In a good way, Thank you!   1.Where did your business name come from? My label is called “Stokx “ It is a phonetic version of my last name Stokes.  It  was /is  often mispronounced by German speakers.   When I opened my shop I called it The Stokx Shop  and now my patterns project   is called Stokx patterns , because they are.. 2.How did you get started designing sewing patterns?  My mother sewed , my grandmother knitted and crocheted, my grandfather was a builder and my father was a draughtsman. I...

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The Ninja*and how it came to be

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The Ninja*and how it came to be

The Ninja and how it came to be..

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