Welcome Back!

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]As a member, you now have access to a variety of content that will help you sew better, design better and even have more fun doing it!

In addition, we’ll be adding new Members Only material here, so keep checking back by logging into your Design U account using the user name and password you created when you registered.

So, let’s get right to it…

Member Only Goodies

New Members Info: This is really important stuff – if you’re new here, click on the link and read this first!

New Member Welcome Letter
New Members START HERE

You may want to bookmark this link so you can easily travel back to this location. Please check at the bottom for a helpful video of how to use the Welcome Letter.

Current Edition

January 2018 Design U Newsletter – Tweaking Your Way To Perfect Clothes!

 

Past Editions and Downloads

December 2017 Design U Newsletter – Five Easy Pieces for Holiday Party Wear!

November 2017 Design U Newsletter – Making A Most Comfy Coat With The New Neoprene Fabric

October 2017 Design U Newsletter – Redesigning the Ponte Jacket with Non-Stretch Details!

September 2017 Design U Newsletter – The Best of Both Woven & Stretch – In One Garment!

August 2017 Design U Newsletter – All the Details for Large Prints and White Pants!

July 2017 Design U Newsletter – A List of My Favorites: Tools, Techniques, Processes, and Books!

June 2017 Design U Newsletter – All About TNT Patterns – What They Are, How To Use Them!

May 2017 Design U Newsletter – Making the Big Project – The Creativity, Guts and Glory To Do That Great Gown!

April 2017 Design U Newsletter – Closet Clinic – Inspiration, Motivation and Encouragement for Your Closet’s Annual Exam!

March 2017 Design U Newsletter – The Practical Pant – Time Efficient to Make, Easy to Wear and Looks Good!

February 2017 Design U Newsletter – Travel Log to the Big Apple – For the Sewists/Fashionista

January 2017 Design U Newsletter – Update On Knits – Thinking Differently About Stretch Fabrics

 

December 2016 Design U Newsletter – Another Great Time-Efficient Project – A Coat!

November 2016 Design U Newsletter – Outfits That Don’t Take A Lot of Time!

October 2016 Design U Newsletter – How to Refresh Your Style

September 2016 Design U Newsletter – The Fall Dress, 2016

August 2016 Design U Newsletter – Smart Shopping New Equipment & Using Proportion from the 60’s

July 2016 Design U Newsletter – Fit And Fashion – How to Sew With Both

June 2016 Design U Newsletter – The New Summer Sundress

May 2016 Design U Newsletter – About Fabrics

April 2016 Design U Newsletter – All About Fit

March 2016 Design U Newsletter – Arranging Your Studio Using Sources from the Pros

February 2016 Design U Newsletter – Happy Valentine’s Day – to YOU!

January 2016 Design U Newsletter – The Well-Edited Wardrobe (And How To Get One!)

 

NOTE: All the newsletters are now archived and can be accessed by year:

Design U Newsletters January – December, 2015

Design U Newsletters January – December, 2014

Design U Newsletters January – December, 2013

Design U Newsletters August – December, 2012

new
By Subject Index
– this is a new index for newsletters by subject and date including all past newsletters.

 

Note: PDFs require Adobe Acrobat Reader. If you don’t have the Reader, you can download it for free here. ZIP files are self-extracting, so double click the file once you’ve downloaded and you can extract all the goodies inside!

Blog Posts To Get You Started

You can also find the latest fashion news, tips, ideas and other general good stuff on our blog… all great resources to get those creative juices flowing. You don’t need to be signed in to access the blog, so just jump in from the home page or browse by category or tag. In addition, here’s a few good posts to get you started.

Why Designers Design
How to Make the Jump From Sewing to Artist
Fashion Designers Trademarked
Dealing with Sewing Roadblocks

Newest Blog Posts

Want to see what’s new on the site? Here’s a few of our latest posts:

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