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Back To The Basics: Collars

Collars are one of the hardest things to make, I believe, when it comes to designing and sewing clothing! However, just like everything else, the more practice you put into something, the better you’ll be. It was only recently that I figured out how to make collars. Before that, I had my fine share of awfully constructedcollars over the past years. You can view some here!
Here is an in depth tutorial on how to sew a collar. I’ve tried to example it as best as I could and I hope it helps someone out there! Keep in mind, everyone has different ways of sewing and designing. However, this is the way I’ve learned to do it and a way I think is simple enough for others who are just learning how to sew to understand. Enjoy the video!

A few years ago back in 2015, I attended a Summer Live class at FIT in NYC. There, I learned how to drape skirts, shirts, and make collars! Over time, I stopped my practice in draping, but before I starred on PRJr, I decided to pick it back up a…

Back to the Basics: Making Pleats (+Video)

When I first started making videos and posting on my blog, It was mainly about how to sew and use different techniques. However, back then I wasn’t the best at sewing. It has been a few years and now I believe I’m a little better than I was before. So, I’m bringing all of that back for the summer in honor of me getting into my dream college: FIT.

In this post, I will be showing the easiest way I found to make pleats. Pleats are a very time-consuming technique, but they can be so beautiful if you do it correctly. Since they are one of my favorite things to do, here is a video to explain:

I hope you enjoyed the short, straight-forward tutorial on how to make pleats. There will be more sewing tutorials to come for the summer! So, stay tuned for more.