Making and Fitting Jenn's Mockup by Brooks Ann Camper

Making and Fitting Jenn’s First Mockup

If you’ve been following my blog for a while, you’ll know that I love the mockup process! A mockup (often called a muslin or a toile) is a test garment that you construct in a way that allows you to easily deconstruct it.  The magic of a mockup garment is that it is specifically designed for making discoveries and improvements to fit, design, and proportion. You can’t mess up a temporary garment made of temporary stitches, so there’s no risk and no expectation for perfection!
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What a Year! As we all close out the weirdest year ever and move into the unknowns of the future, I wanted to offer thanks and gratitude to you (and my small Team -more on them below!) and to share some updates about where I’ve been and where I am going! My quick 2020 recap (click each link or photo for more):
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Hi there! I'm Brooks Ann.

I’m an independent designer and couture dressmaker for one-of-a-kind bridalwear located in Hillsborough, North Carolina. I also teach the sew-curious both in-person and online.

My blog follows along with the couture process of how each heirloom-quality custom wedding dress is made from idea to wedding day, as well as other interesting tidbits related to sewing, weddings, and body positivity.

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