A selection of beautiful accounts to inspire creativity. Minimalists, maximalists, and everyone in between - below are great sources for color, texture, pattern, and portraiture for your viewing pleasure. Have a look before fabric shopping or going to the thrift store. Sketch, take notes. Click on the logos below to view their curated work.
Finding inspiration through other's work is hardly uncommon. Nothing wrong there, but I invite you to take into consideration, the words of composer, Igor Stravinksky:
"...And the true creator may
Eyes open, nose out of your device, start where you are and take a nice walk. Beauty is all around you, dear readers. Cheers and happy making~
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Great resources to share with you on the education and community front. If you're an experienced stitcher, or just scratching the surface, I think you'll find these sites so useful and inspiring.
This post is dedicated in the spirit of Mary Brooks Picken, the prolific educator and authority on sewing, design, and founder of the Women's Institute of Domestic Arts & Sciences, . Also to my mentor Paula, who introduced me to Amy Barickman's Vintage Notions, where I first read about Brooks Picken.
An online magazine published by Colette Patterns.
Maybe you've been wishing to learn how to sew or to start making your own wardrobe, and feel overwhelmed where to start?
Be part of a community of makers and receive patterns, tutorials, and much more at Seamwork.
Also worthy of note, is their podcast, Seamwork Radio. I really loved episode 3, The Proud Sewist with Matthew Holloway.
THE SOURCE. PERIOD.
Established luxury brands, emerging designers, fashion students, beginners, and everyone in between get the goods at this comprehensive site. Get your vitamins on the daily by signing up for their Daily Digest Newsletter in the lower right-hand corner of their homepage, unless that ubiquitous pop-up solicitation gets you ahead of time.
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