About Don Morin

Don Morin

Don is a technical designer with 40+ years of fashion design and design training experience in garment production. With strong pattern drafting skills in all categories of womenswear, menswear, accessories, soft furnishings for the home, he is knowledgeable in various areas of specialty, notably fur/leather, millinery, handbag design, adaptive clothing. Currently, he is conducting a leather workshop online and is a contributing project writer for several national industry publications in the USA. "I have had a remarkable career so far and wish to continue exploring whatever is next to appear on the horizon".

Articles by Don Morin

Mulberry Corduroy Mini Skirt

Mulberry Corduroy Mini Skirt

‘70s chic makes a major comeback with this flirty fall mini skirt! Made in a beautiful mulberry corduroy, this mini skirt features front button details and a hidden zipper. This ... Read More 

Custom Sewn Apron Tutorial

Custom Sewn Apron Tutorial

Style and function never looked so good! This classic apron has a wonderful vintage feel yet is made in a thoroughly modern print. Its wrap-round styling allows for a custom ... Read More 

Roll with It Easy Storage Tote

Roll with It Easy Storage Tote

Reduce your usage of plastic bags the next time you hit the farmers market or grocery store by bringing your own custom fabric totes. This helpful tote bag is ideal ... Read More 

Minimalist Chic Cube Storage Baskets

Minimalist Chic Cube Storage Baskets

Conquer the clutter in your home by designing some effortlessly stylish storage baskets. A continuation of the storage baskets in our January 2022 issue, the designs we’re showcasing this month ... Read More 

Mod to the Max Crossbody Bag

Mod to the Max Crossbody Bag

Combine the bold designs of ‘60s mod style with practicality and minimalism to make this sleek crossbody bag. Created with white faux leather, this bag sewing pattern also features an ... Read More 

Simply the Best Sewn Storage Baskets

Simply the Best Sewn Storage Baskets

If your home is in desperate need of serious organization, then you’ll love these sewn storage baskets.  Conquer the clutter in your house by creating some simple and stylish baskets ... Read More 

Sunny SoCal Relaxed Summer Tee

Sunny SoCal Relaxed Summer Tee

Channel breezy, boho vibes with a cute and comfy t-shirt that’s a perfect fit for your summer wardrobe. This t-shirt pattern features a square neckline, loose fit, and cropped length, ... Read More 

Sunny SoCal Reversible Panel Skirt

Sunny SoCal Reversible Panel Skirt

Embrace your inner California girl with this quick and easy summer skirt design. This easy sewing tutorial will show you how to create a figure-flattering paneled skirt with a lovely ... Read More