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Welcome, sewing pattern enthusiasts! 2014 Has been one of the busiest years ever at the home office of Fashion Belle, but not entirely with pattern-related tasks. Hopes are high for completion of publishable patterns in 2015. Please keep checking back for news, and also use the tabs above to explore reviews of hundreds of other companies that provide modest clothing and sewing patterns.

Sewing Pattern Paper Discussion

The Sewing Pattern Paper Overview generated discussion among several industry patternmakers. To preserve those comments with valuable information, they are reprinted here.

Sewing Pattern Paper Overview

Samples of sewing pattern paper

This article provides an overview of the types of paper most commonly used for sewing patterns, from patterns made by hand, to patterns printed by large format office printers, to patterns printed by offset presses on jumbo tissue reels. Hopefully, this information which took weeks of research to compile will provide a head start for anyone seeking paper for a variety of sewing pattern applications.

Modesty in the Movies

Modest Red Ballgown from The Prince and Me 3 Movie

(Photo credits: The Prince and Me 3 photos are from Blu-Ray.com. The dress below is an altered version of a Maggie Sottero dress and the tiara is from Tiara Town.) Rare as it is to find modest costuming in movies these days, I was surprised to see this choice of a modest ballgown for the queen in the movie The Prince and Me 3.

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New Clothing Reviews

Modest and Modern

Handmade, modest and modern are the three rules that guide this home-based dressmaking company. Several ready-to-wear styles are...

Christian Modesty

Taylor Willett offers her Bible-based views on modesty and posts pictures of ideas for outfit variations within the plain clothes...

The Virtuous Closet

This online retailer of various brands stocks a range of styles to please almost any level of modesty and fashion-forward trend desired...

Reviews of around 100 sewing pattern brands