Hi Sewcialists!

My name is Gabby Brown, and I’m a technical designer in the apparel industry. I have experience fitting all RTW garment categories: men, women, juniors, and kids, including petite, plus, tall, big & tall, junior plus, toddlers, and layette. I currently live and work in Denver, Colorado, but previously spent about 16 years studying and working professionally in New York City. Check out this video for more!

Who is Gabby? What’s a technical designer? What is this series about?

In this fitting series that will run on Mondays, we’re going to cover things like:

  • How to measure your body, your patterns, and your garments
  • Familiarizing yourself with grading, and with “jump numbers”
  • How to rub off a garment, and use RTW to help you
  • I’ll conduct fittings with sewists in Denver to fit real makes on real bodies — and you get to... [read more]