Category Archives: Fabric

Print Matching

It is definitely much easier to just cut out patterns from a fabric that is plain compared to something that has a complicated print, but life is about wearing something that catches the eye rather than blending in with the

Print Matching

It is definitely much easier to just cut out patterns from a fabric that is plain compared to something that has a complicated print, but life is about wearing something that catches the eye rather than blending in with the

Creative Pattern Cutting

Creative pattern cutting can be an adventure in itself. Even when I think that I am bored of pattern cutting, I suddenly find myself immersed in the activity again when experimenting with new or different ways of cutting (or even

Creative Pattern Cutting

Creative pattern cutting can be an adventure in itself. Even when I think that I am bored of pattern cutting, I suddenly find myself immersed in the activity again when experimenting with new or different ways of cutting (or even

Pleats in a Figure of 8

Length = 0.95 meters Width = 1.2 meters Stretch = double the length Possibilities: endless So what do you do with a pleated fabric that is only 0.95m wide by 1.2 meters in length but stretches to double the length?

Pleats in a Figure of 8

Length = 0.95 meters Width = 1.2 meters Stretch = double the length Possibilities: endless So what do you do with a pleated fabric that is only 0.95m wide by 1.2 meters in length but stretches to double the length?

Voluminous Trousers

I like to add a bit of ‘Va Va Voom’ in my clothes. Sometimes I feel that a simple T-shirt paired with something special can look interesting and elegant. A while back I made a pleated trousers which gave a

Voluminous Trousers

I like to add a bit of ‘Va Va Voom’ in my clothes. Sometimes I feel that a simple T-shirt paired with something special can look interesting and elegant. A while back I made a pleated trousers which gave a

Bloody Bag!

Curses! Curses! Curses! Bloody bag! Actually curses to me for cutting it so fine. Making this bag has taught me a lesson! Some ideas can be saved for another day but on this occasion, I acted on it and nearly

Bloody Bag!

Curses! Curses! Curses! Bloody bag! Actually curses to me for cutting it so fine. Making this bag has taught me a lesson! Some ideas can be saved for another day but on this occasion, I acted on it and nearly

White shirts

I was reading an article the other day regarding ‘The death of the white shirt’. The article explains how vibrantly printed shirts are become a staple in men’s wardrobe and attitudes are changing in terms of men being more accepting

White shirts

I was reading an article the other day regarding ‘The death of the white shirt’. The article explains how vibrantly printed shirts are become a staple in men’s wardrobe and attitudes are changing in terms of men being more accepting

Seeing Spots

My boss (who happens to be my pattern cutting lecturer) recently went to Japan for business trip. When he returned, he told me stories of the amazing things you can find in the flea market especially old Kimono fabrics. That’s

Seeing Spots

My boss (who happens to be my pattern cutting lecturer) recently went to Japan for business trip. When he returned, he told me stories of the amazing things you can find in the flea market especially old Kimono fabrics. That’s