Modest sewing pattern and clothing resources for women - Welcome, sewing pattern enthusiasts! The Fashion Belle operation will be moving to the southern United States this summer. It is an exciting but busy time. Please keep checking back for news on when our own patterns will be in print (soon after our move, hopefully!), and also use the tabs above to explore reviews of hundreds of other companies that provide modest clothing and sewing patterns.

Fashion Belle's Favorite Names

Signing one's name

Good names are needed for real babies and things we sometimes call "babies," like projects or businesses we want to name, or maybe we are just choosing a pseudonym to use for ourselves online. Here is a list of Fashion Belle's favorite names, and notice that many of them are French, the historic home to all things fashionable! Similar names or alternate spellings are grouped.

Why the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show Makes Us Uncomfortable

How comfortable would you be even showing us what is in your lingerie drawers much less wearing it for a fashion show?

Tips for Sewing Pattern Entreprenuers

Screenshot of Oliver + S sewing pattern company

(Screenshot from Oliver + S) Patternmaking is solitary work, especially if you work in your own studio as an entrepreneur of an independent pattern brand for the home sewing market. That is why I was delighted to learn of two other new companies like mine using Optitex sewing pattern software!


New Clothing Reviews

Lauren James Bridal Formal

Advertising as Utah's largest bridal and formal store with two locations in Orem and St. George, this company set up an online ordering...

The Perfect White Dress

This manufacturer of long-sleeved, ankle-length white dresses offers a few classic styles that may be used for casual weddings or any...

Tulle and Lace

Tulle and Lace is a modest formal gown rental shop in New York City that showcases its inventory on its Facebook page. Even if you live...

Reviews of around 100 sewing pattern brands