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How to Make a Pattern in Illustrator

Most independent designers use Illustrator to provide their customers a PDF copies of their sewing patterns.  This tutorial explains step by step how to make a pattern in Illustrator.  In this tutorial, the pattern in Illustrator is made based on a … Read More

Circle Skirt Calculator

The circle flare skirt is a full skirt and the pattern pieces are the same in the front and the back.  This basic skirt can be used for many different garments including dresses. Once you know the waist calculation, it is … Read More

Asymmetric Wrap Skirt Tutorial

The Asymmetric Wrap Skirt Tutorial shows how to draft your own pattern for this beautiful and modern skirt inspired by a Vanessa Bruno design (collection A/H 2013).   I found this tutorial in the French blog Bee Made.  The tutorial is in French, … Read More