Creative with Cochenille

Patterning With Garment Designer Hello Fellow Crafters! My latest Garment Designer project (if you couldn’t tell from the title) is a fanny pack! To me convenience never goes out of style and I will always love fanny packs. I can remember … Continue reading

Anything but Goring: Using the Gored Skirt Style in Garment Designer

Posted by Stephanie on April 11, 2017 / 
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Stephanie
All the flowers are blooming and the sun is shining outside in sunny San Diego today and I cannot seem to stop wearing winter colors. Time to put a spring in my step and make something bright and summery! After … Continue reading

April Cochenille Design Challenge

Posted by cds242 on April 5, 2017 / 
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cds242
April Cochenille Design Challenge Our April Cochenille Design Challenge will help you keep track of your USB Hasp key! USB Hasp keys are small, easy to tuck away and sometimes feel like they have chameleon-like qualities. Poor little thing; we … Continue reading
It’s Garment Designer project time! Earlier this month, I accompanied my advanced design fashion students to Los Angles garment district so that they could source fabrics for their collections. We started downtown in the fabric district and ended up at … Continue reading

February Design Challenge: Heart Accessory with Garment Designer

Posted by Jenivive Bernbeck on February 22, 2017 / 
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Jenivive Bernbeck
For this month’s design challenge, I have created a small heart-shaped coin purse via Garment Designer. Nothing gets me in the spirit for Valentine’s Day like some classic Sweetheart Candies. Perhaps not so much the taste of them, rather more the … Continue reading

Design Inspiration in Historic Costumes, Cochenille Style

Posted by Susan Lazear on February 10, 2017 / 
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Susan Lazear
  Need some inspiration for your next Garment Designer project? As a fan of fashion history, I love to take photos of garments on exhibit in museums (when it is allowed). Take a look at these two images, and see … Continue reading