The Sewing Diaries: Choosing Fabrics and Trim

Posted by on Oct 14, 2013 in Sewing | Comments


Tune in for the second installment of The Sewing Diaries to get an inside look at how a designer chooses fabrics! Watch Paul Gallo work from sketch to dress form, and learn how he picks fabric to complement his vision for an elegant, effortless gown.

Watch here to see how color, texture and drape all play a role in creating a beautiful garment:


Inspired to design your own stylish apparel? Check out Paul’s Craftsy class Fashion Draping: Bias Design!

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