Digital Fabric/Garment Design with Engineered Imagery

We recently ran our France Digital Design Retreat in Valsonne, France. This is a collaborative effort with Label Graine, a digital fabric company there. Here, in this blog, I will share the process of creating an engineered printed design using...Read More

Mixed Media Garment with Handwoven Cloth

Currently at Cochenille, we have challenged our users to create a mixed media garment which involves some combination of fabric/yarn/embellishment, etc. So, I am going to share the design process for a garment that suits this type of challenge.  Hopefully...Read More

Non-Traditional Pattern Making for a Lending Library

Garment Designer pattern making software has lots of applications beyond the typical sewn and knit garment it was designed for. Recently, we decided to test its abilities with the creation of a pattern for a little free Lending Library to...Read More
Blackbird Fabric Showing Scale

Shopping for Fabric Online? Here are Some Tips!

Are you interested in learning some tips for shopping for fabric online? Recently, and particularly because of the pandemic, shopping for fabric online is the new 'norm' in this crazy world. Below we share a list of things to consider...Read More