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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.

Realistic Mannequins for Fashion Photography

Poly Star Lady flexible foam mannequin from Poly Form

Photographing clothing is usually a fun job for entrepreneurs in the fashion industry. Visual merchandising brings together all of a designer's creativity into an aspirational image for the consumer, and the success of that presentation can add tremendously to clothing sales. Shown first are the Polyform manufacturer's photos of the Poly Star Lady flexible foam mannequin I selected, after research spanning more than a year, for use in photography for Fashion Belle sewing pattern designs.

Modest Style by Fashion Belle

Tall book stacks at a library

Library book stacks have been home to fashion, beauty and health books from thousands of authors. The viewpoint that seems so often missing from these books is one of modesty. In that light, this online collection of entries about modest style, taken from blog posts on the Fashion Belle website, serves to help fill the gap. Check back from time to time to see new entries.

Basic Steps in Starting a Modest Clothing Business

Designer drawing clothing designs in a fashion studio

Experience working in the fashion industry can be a valuable stepping stone toward starting your own business producing modest apparel. Even with no prior experience, an entrepreneur's knowledge of the target market is the first key to success. Most small entrepreneurs are part of the group they target, allowing them to innately gravitate toward correct product and marketing choices. Small businesses must aim for a target market with laser accuracy in order to compete with large brands that offer generic styling.

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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...