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.

Sewing Pattern Printing for the Home Sewing Market

Pattern printing kit from McCall Pattern Company

For a small, independent sewing pattern company, several options exist for publishing sewing patterns for the home sewing market.

MAC Cosmetics for High Quality, Specialty Products


Makeup is somewhat of a controversial topic among people who choose to dress modestly. Some prefer to avoid makeup entirely, while others use heavy makeup in an effort to compensate for the lack of glamour usually associated with modest clothing. My own view is that makeup can be beneficial for disguising skin flaws and brightening the face but that makeup should be natural in its total effect.

Believe That All Things Are Possible

Vogue Donna Karan Collection pattern by Iby Abraham

Who would believe that Iby's pattern would end up in Vogue
- Iby Abraham

This Vogue sewing pattern, autographed by the original patternmaker, has a fascinating story behind it that should inspire all fashion entrepreneurs that anything is possible. In May 2007, I was a recent fashion design college graduate, and starting the Fashion Belle pattern business was still a distant dream when the following ad appeared in Women's Wear Daily:


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...

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