Megan Dowthwaite

Hello, I'm Megan Dowthwaite, a graphic designer and content creator. I'm fascinated by the world and its various cultures main ones being Korea, the Philippines and other Asian countries, I specifically focus on fashion, art, history and the ecosystem. I love to learn and share my new found knowledge with others.

I’m going to give you the absolute bare minimum and basic sewing tools needed to begin sewing garments and accessories. This is good for people who are on a small-tight budget or do not have a lot of space for a separate sewing area, these things can be stored easily and are very compact so no need to worry about space. This article will also include price gauges. Hand sewing items Hand sewing is great for repairing ripped clothing, so it is a great basic skill to have even if you don’t plan on sewing full garments but want to…

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For over 300 years of its history the Philippines were a colony of the Spanish empire, with them they brought over their religion, their culture and clothing ideals. We’re going to focus more on the clothing aspect and how fashion trends in Europe made their way through the Spanish into Philippine costume and daily wear. Let’s start where it all began. 1565 When the Spanish colonised the Filipino islands the Philippines as one nation didn’t exist as the Filipino people of the time were separate and there were many different indigenous communities with their own unique clothing traditions throughout the…

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