A beautiful mermaid skirt and more!

I love clothes. And mermaid skirts seem to be top on my list right now. Maybe its the way they hug your curves and then flare out, giving this illusion of an hour-glass figure. And which lady doesn’t love looking curvy 😉 So I made a skirt drafting course recently with all the bells and whistles! Best part is that its free! With videos, I … Continue reading A beautiful mermaid skirt and more!

The making of Zira: the little black dress in our collection

Hi styledolls, So i have already mentioned here, that we have launched a brand new clothing line. Right now, we tailor to order. So if you are interested in an Escalia piece, shoot us an email. Now onto today’s business. Today, I want to briefly show you how we created the Zira dress. The Zira dress is a little black dress in our current collection … Continue reading The making of Zira: the little black dress in our collection

Pattern Drafting: A paneled skirt

A paneled skirt is lovely and oftentimes, a fashionable item every fashion-forward diva should have. As inspiration, see some pictures of paneled skirts Today, I will be sharing a quick and nifty guide on how to modify your skirt sloper to design a nice paneled skirt in the video below If you love this post, please share it with your friends. Got a question? Drop … Continue reading Pattern Drafting: A paneled skirt

Mermaid skirt tutorial

How to use your sloper and make a mermaid skirt

Hi, Today, I want to show you how to draft a skirt sloper, using pattern drafting technique and how to use this sloper to make a lovely mermaid skirt. Making this skirt is really, really easy. I made the skirt in an hour, even though I always had to pause a bit to take pictures. I just wanted this tutorial to be really detailed, so … Continue reading How to use your sloper and make a mermaid skirt

Grain Line, Crosswise GrainLine and Bias: A nifty guide

Hi, So in a recent class, one of my students asked me what a grainLine is. Simply put, a grain line is a line on your fabric used to determine how to cut the fabric. Since the grainline or lengthwise grain is the strongest thread in the fabric, cutting your fabric, following the grainline ensures that your final outfit never has problems like the side … Continue reading Grain Line, Crosswise GrainLine and Bias: A nifty guide

How to sew Pencil skirt with stretch fabric (with pictures)

So the past two months have been beyond crazy. So much work on my plate (sewing work). *Checking my pulse right now* Ok, enough of my gibbering and onto today’s business. As some of you know, I sew. I decided to start sharing some of my sewing here. So henceforth, once I got any free time, I will show you my works in progress. Hopefully it … Continue reading How to sew Pencil skirt with stretch fabric (with pictures)

How to make: A fashion Beaded Necklace

Hi style doll, If you love beading, then you will love this tutorial. Its from PandaHall, and I love just how simple and yet beautiful this necklace is. When getting your supplies, get an elastic string for this beading project. You will be glad you did. Elastic strings might be trickier to knot, but they are stronger. I use them for my beading projects especially … Continue reading How to make: A fashion Beaded Necklace