Fabric and Fit

size and alterations

The Magic of Alterations

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By Ms MakeItOver Bernadette Lis How many times have you stared into a store dressing room mirror and said to yourself ,”This fits pretty well. The shirt is a little boxy, but that’s the fashion right now.” Alternatively, you’ve also thought, “This dress fits well. I don’t really like the short sleeves that long and…

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choosing texture

How You Can Use Your Hair Texture to Determine the Fabrics You Choose

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Texture in fabrics is something I’ve talked about in my post T is for Texture¬†¬†as well as How to Choose a Flattering Texture. ¬†Today I want to share two outfits that I’ve worn recently. ¬†One includes textured garments, the other outfit has only smooth fabrics and I’m going to reveal why each works based on…

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6 Strategies for Creating the Perfect Wardrobe

6 Brilliant Strategies for Creating Your Perfect Wardrobe Part 3

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The second last strategy for creating your perfect wardrobe (read part 1¬†which covered all the areas of “fit”¬†and part 2¬†we covered quality issues, currency and personality) is related to the kinaesthetic part of you. 5. ¬†How Does it Feel? Do you like how if feels on your body? This is one of the obvious (but…

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8 ideas to refashion your clothes

Refashion Projects to Try Out This Weekend (or Next)

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Refashioning old garments is something that can be worth doing if you’re a little creative, or if the garment just isn’t quite right anymore. I’m currently attempting to refashion a leather skirt (hopefully it will work out, and then I’ll show you my efforts). So if you’d like some refashioning inspiration here are some great…

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