How I improved my Sewing Skills.

If you are new to my blog, welcome here. This is the place I share my tips and ideas about sewing and business generally. My name is Aderonke Olubanjo and I am the Principal Instructor of the leading fashion college in Oyo State Nigeria – Ibadancity Fashion College. I also run a unisex and kidsContinue reading “How I improved my Sewing Skills.”

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These mistakes can Kill Your Startup Business Moves.

Let’s get to some real issues today. I recall years back when I planned starting my business, the initial fear how to avoid pitfalls that can discourage me as a starter. Let’s not deceive ourselves, everyone has that same fear. What I know is, if you have a way to avoid these problems, you areContinue reading “These mistakes can Kill Your Startup Business Moves.”

Refund or I drag you…

If you’ve not been in this shoes, and you own a business in naija I must say – Una Wehdone o. I wish I could say may it never happen to you. But, knowing fully well that success stories comes with a lot of sides we don’t want to share with the public. I willContinue reading “Refund or I drag you…”

STEP BY STEP GUIDE TO TAKING MEASUREMENTS FOR YOUR SEWING PROJECT

We are not all in the sewing business for money. Right? Some of us are here only to learn how to make clothes for ourselves, our family and make the necessary amendments when needed without having to go look for a tailor. If you’re in a country where getting tailor isn’t as easy as itContinue reading “STEP BY STEP GUIDE TO TAKING MEASUREMENTS FOR YOUR SEWING PROJECT”

HOW ARE YOU SETTING THE YEAR IN LINE

I started 2021 by firstly telling myself “No Rush” I think we’re all just used to setting new goals. Setting new targets, how do I make it big this year and all that…. But, the year isn’t running anywhere – this doesn’t mean we should slacken down – Yet we move! Here’s my short firstContinue reading “HOW ARE YOU SETTING THE YEAR IN LINE”

SEWING TECHNIQUES. TYPES OF OPENING IN GARMENT CONSTRUCTION

For every closure in your garment there is an opening. Ironically, the same principle applies to life. But today we are focusing on sewing. How many types of closure and openings can you handle. At least, these few ones here, you should be able to handle them as a fashion student or fashion designer. WhatContinue reading “SEWING TECHNIQUES. TYPES OF OPENING IN GARMENT CONSTRUCTION”

GETTING MY FIRST CLIENTS – Family & Friends

We all know building business is not as easy as it sounds or projected. By the time you dive in, you see a lot of hidden realities you haven’t faced before starting. And this is common to all businesses. So, you’re not alone. The fear of a lot of new business start-ups is getting theContinue reading “GETTING MY FIRST CLIENTS – Family & Friends”

STARTING YOUR CLOTHING / FASHION BUSINESS RIGHT FROM HOME

Oftentimes, I’ve found myself as a teacher being asked questions about starting up the business on a low scale. Personally, I started my business from home. And it was a great experience. I see it as an opportunity many can make good use of. It helps in giving you enough time to save up, buildContinue reading “STARTING YOUR CLOTHING / FASHION BUSINESS RIGHT FROM HOME”

CONVERTING THE PASSION FOR SEWING INTO BUSINESS.

Been a while here. We were making some changes and yes we will give the details in full soon. Our topic today is aimed at helping individuals who started off with a passion for sewing and on the way decided to make it a business. As a matter of fact, many entrepreneurs started off thisContinue reading “CONVERTING THE PASSION FOR SEWING INTO BUSINESS.”

I Think I Love Designing Clothes…

You think you love designing clothes? Yes YOU! Passion doesn’t really leave us no matter how hard we try to suppress it. As long as it is genuine passion, it keeps popping out staring you wide eyed every moment. Especially when some tiny streaks of frustration sets in. Buzzing you with thoughts like,- “why amContinue reading “I Think I Love Designing Clothes…”