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.”

MISTAKES TO AVOID BEFORE YOU LAUNCH YOUR FASHION BUSINESS.

When I was younger, the term ” self employed” sounded so fascinating, i really couldn’t wait to start and own my own businesses, yes the plural because I wanted to do a whole lot more than whatever I am doing now. Being self employed is not as smooth as it sounds, especially when it meansContinue reading “MISTAKES TO AVOID BEFORE YOU LAUNCH YOUR FASHION BUSINESS.”

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 Say No To Free Jobs as a Business owner

You will encounter people who ask fro free jobs in the name of publicity and promotions, no doubt. But, the question is – is it okay to keep accepting and giving in to it? In my early years of starting my fashion business, I met a lot, I mean a whole lot of these peopleContinue reading “How to Say No To Free Jobs as a Business owner”

How to stop your threads from breaking when sewing .

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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 RESPOND WHEN YOUR CLIENT THINKS YOUR CHARGES ARE TOO HIGH.

I was having a chat with a client a while ago, and the same conversation played out, I am used to hearing this, just like you are too (if you are a business owner) – “ah that’s too high “; for me, it’s either I don’t respond anymore or I just smile it over orContinue reading “HOW TO RESPOND WHEN YOUR CLIENT THINKS YOUR CHARGES ARE TOO HIGH.”

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”