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Ladies – we have your nudes!

When looking for a bra that is virtually invisible under any clothing, lingerie shopping experts advise buying a “nude” colour; in other words, a colour that matches your skin tone. But there are dozens of skin tones from very light to…

Move the Apex on Your Bra Cup

If the bra you made seems to push your breasts in an east/west direction instead of straight ahead, you might want to move the apex of the bra cup to create the illusion of a more forward appearance. In this drawing, I've exaggerated the difference…

In the Enchanted Castle – a Royal Birth

Today was kind of a bittersweet day. I was SO excited for the arrival of my newest baby...a Kansai coverstitch machine for the shop. I am getting a brand new one. BRAND SPANKIN' NEW! I want it for teaching students to use the industrial machines…

The Beauty of Pantone

Ever wonder how manufacturers get all the colours in the materials they are buying, to match exactly?  They use a Pantone colour chart!  If you don't know what a Pantone colour chart is, stick around while I show you the Beauty of Pantone! Pantone…

Let it Snow!

Let it snow! When I was younger, my mother would get all excited about the day after a snowfall. If it snowed hard, the kids would be home from school, under mom's feet. It wasn't that day that mom looked forward to. No, sir.  It was the…