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.”

The 4 types of measuring tape you need in your sewing room

As a tailor, fashion designer, seamstress or seamster, you need to consider having this measuring tools to make your projects easier to handle at any given time. I’m already certain you have an idea of what a measuring tape should be like. Also remember we have different textures and brands of these tapes. Buy theContinue reading “The 4 types of measuring tape you need in your sewing room”

How to stop your threads from breaking when sewing .

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Sewing with a wrong Needle

As fun as sewing is, we all know when the frustration sets in… • Thread cutting • fabric puckering And so on…… What could be the cause? At the fashion college – Ibadancity Fashion College- we had an instructor who was nicknamed “Mr Change your needle ” he would tell anyone who came to askContinue reading “Sewing with a wrong Needle”

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 TO START A SMALL FASHION BUSINESS

Are you thinking of a new side business to start this year? Is fashion or sewing on your list? If yes, this post has some information and guides for you. If I ask why you’re choosing sewing or fashion, your answer could be – – You’re looking for means of generating side income. Either fromContinue reading “HOW TO START A SMALL FASHION BUSINESS”

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”

Tailor’s Clinic – Your Machine’s Check-Up

          by now, we should know our tools and equipments are nothing to be overlooked if we want a smooth job. Nothing discourages or stresses out more than a sewing machine giving ‘issues’ or thread cutting etc…… We can go on and on… Most sewing machine problems are caused by neglect, overlookContinue reading “Tailor’s Clinic – Your Machine’s Check-Up”