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Bootylicious Valentine

Bootylicious 101 is the first of NYukCo’s  “Idea to income” workshops. Focused around better-fitted pants and skirts, these workshops taught “LEAN startup: within the fashion product lifecycle management.  This is about selling a viable product in the shortest time possible. and building that product with direct consumer input. We facilitate the distance learning and mentoring … Continue reading

How TO Waterproof Fabric and canvass

The fall is here and here is a great  DIY recipe for creating water repellant  Cotton, Leather, Wood, Metal, etc #Surfacedesign #waterproffing 16oz (1LB) of Beeswax, 8oz Turpentine, And 8oz boiled Linseed oil or (neatsoil (cattle oil)) Mason jars or metal  container.. muffin tin (for bars) www.youtube.com/watch?v=4BAHx0KBpT4 First melt the Beeswax first completely, (stirring all the time, … Continue reading

Great Fit Start with Correct Measurements!

Most consumers do not know their correct body measurement. Fewer know how to use these in selecting clothing! Ladies what’s your full chest and under chest, what’s your waist, chest hip, your inseam! Measurement , one of the most  important bits of information in selecting  correct  sized clothing, is the bane of the fashion and apparel e-commerce … Continue reading

sewshirleys

We plan to sell videos individually but to jumpstart we are inviting supporters and those who would appreciate to take advantage of our “Charter members offer‘.  We have a special workshop library set up for easy access to video, charter members get access to the full library as added our goal is 50 instructionals.  We … Continue reading

Making to sell

I’m  going to celebrate 30 (thirty) years of designing, sewing and making by “opening” up all my expertise and availing them to others to help them earn a living. They cannot pay for professional services if they are not selling. The most important person in the apparel tech sector is the maker. The producer of those … Continue reading

Adjustable version of the Magic Dress aka Moroccan, Indonesian, Bangladesh or Ethnic

For those looking for directions or a pattern on How to make the – ” Magic Dress”, the video instructional is now ready! This is an “adjustable” version designed for sale as it accommodates various heights.  The magic dress also is known as the Morrocan  magic dress because of the use of Cut on the bias, this is an … Continue reading

opensewing

The challenge of an open business format is figuring out a revenue model to make it not just sustainable but profitable. Essentially I am taking my creative assets and offering it for others to use as a form of income. In so doing It is my hope that moms especially can be home when their … Continue reading