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”

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”

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”

TIPS TO MAKE YOUR SEWING PROJECTS EASIER.

Sewing is fun. Yes we that Sew, know. But, once in some times, little things can make you cranky while working on your projects. Today, we have some saving tips for you. You need them and surely, they will help you a whole lot. Don’t just read alone, share with a friend that sews too.Continue reading “TIPS TO MAKE YOUR SEWING PROJECTS EASIER.”

FASHION AND OUR 5 SENSES. 

The 5 senses commonly known as – Sense of Sight; Touch; Sound; Smell and Taste. Are not just there for the Biology classes alone. They have roles to play in many aspects of our daily lives as we all know.  But in the fashion industry, how do they come into action?    Every design hasContinue reading “FASHION AND OUR 5 SENSES. “

You Really Want To Stay In The Fashion Biz….

Choosing to study fashion used to be a second opinion back in the days in Nigeria . When some go to high school and colleges, those who couldn’t go due to different reasons opt to acquire different skills. The rating of those acquiring skills then was not as high as what we are seeing now.Continue reading “You Really Want To Stay In The Fashion Biz….”

YOU AND YOUR PRESSER FEET

for everyone sewing, some tasks pose certain difficulties that can be easily avoided. Of course with aided knowledge. As much as you Learn, keep learning, it’s the only solution  that never runs out. Recently, taking our students through the lessons on presser feet made some see a new side to sewing projects.        SewingContinue reading “YOU AND YOUR PRESSER FEET”