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Soonjoo

Over 15 years of fashion design experience, I have worked as a lead designer for major brand name retailers such as Stitch Fix, Urban Outfitters, Nordstrom, and Dillards. Now, I am the founder of the website Fashion Wanderer where I share how to make current fashion trends using sewing patterns, refashion old clothes, upcycled thrift clothing and made from scratch techniques.

Lola Top Tutorial | DIY Bustier Puff Sleeve Top

Do you know how to make a bustier top from scratch? The Lola top includes a fitted corset inspired bustier with a nice adjustable strap puff sleeve.  To get the perfect fit, following a sewing pattern definitely helps you save time on correcting the measurement issues. How to make a bustier corset top with puff …

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Ari Denim Jeans | How To Make High Waist Wide Leg Jeans From Scratch

Have you tried to make high waist wide leg jeans from scratch? This sewing pattern makes it easy to sew jeans with a perfect fit all around.  From snugged high waist to wide leg silhouette, this Ari jeans is the perfect addition to your DIY clothing wardrobe. How to make high waist wide leg jeans …

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Clio Backpack Tutorial | DIY Backpack From Old Jeans

Whether you have oversized baggy or skin tight old jeans, follow the step by step sewing tutorial to make a backpack from old jeans. This DIY backpack sewing pattern is easy to follow and can be made from scratch using denim or canvas fabric as well. How to make backpack from old jeans? Prepare the …

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Best Sewing Machine Feet for Beginners in 2021

Do you know which sewing machine foot is most useful? As a beginner, it is overwhelming to select the right tools to get started with sewing.  From sewing machine to needles and threads, there are variety of elements to help you sew fabric more efficiently and perfectly.  Each sewing foot plays a major role depending …

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Best Tools To Mark Fabric For Sewing in 2021

Are you using the proper tools to mark fabric for sewing? From locating dart position to adding seam allowance, creating a temporary mark on the fabric is an essential steps that must be done to complete the garment accurately.  For a perfect sewing project, you need some good tools to mark fabric for sewing. Without …

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