Hey Sewcialists! We have another awesome interview for y’all this week with the sweet and sassy creator of True Bias, Kelli Ward. Kelli is a sewing pattern designer and blogger currently living in the wonderful world that is New York city.

Screen Shot 2015-08-24 at 11.22.00 AMShe’s going to be talking to us all about her creative journey, her fashion design classes at FIT, and how it all started.
We’re also going to talk about:

  • What life is like living in NYC.
  • Her past working as a photographer.
  • Her first blog, Presser Foot.
  • Buttonholes and how we make them easy-peasy. Plus her tip for buttonholes!
  • Her inspiration for her sewing patterns.
  • Her handmade closet.
  • Sewing for your body *and feeling great* in any size.
  • and the future of her business.


HERE is the link to the online FIT courses I mentioned.

HERE is the link to the Pattern Workshop class we spoke about by Lauren Dahl. (fyi: It is an affiliate link so I earn a % if you enroll in the class;)

HERE  is a link to the Southport Dress sewing pattern we talked about that I love!

HERE is a link to the buttonhole foot I bought online.

Here are the three online shops she mentioned: fabric.com with Free Return Shipping. Indiesew, and Blackbird Fabrics out of Canada.

HERE is the link to the blog post with more online shops from her blog.

HERE is the link to Ohhh Lulu who will be on in a future podcast interview.

HERE is a link to Orange Lingerie.

HERE is a link to the Watson Bra we mentioned also.

HERE is a link to the Mini Sutton Blouse which is now released.

Make sure to use the coupon code REYNAPODCAST for 15% off your entire purchase on her SHOP.

She’s on Instagram, Pinterest, and Facebook so make sure you tell her hi and thanks for the coupon code.Screen Shot 2015-08-24 at 10.48.34 AMIf you enjoyed this episode of The Reyna Lay Designs Podcast make sure you leave Kelli a comment on her social media and let us know what you thought of this episode in the comments below. Thanks for tuning in and don’t forget to subscribe to the RLD Newsletter to get the latest & greatest of Reyna Lay Designs.

Until next time,
Stay Creative!

ღ Reyna Lay ღ

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Music by BenSound
Header Photo Credit: True Bias

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