Category Archives: Kimono

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

Silk Dressing Gown

The weather can’t seem to make it its mind up at the moment, hovering between hot and cold. It seems that no matter what I wear, it’s always wrong. This also extends to being at home. Cold weather beckons my

Silk Dressing Gown

The weather can’t seem to make it its mind up at the moment, hovering between hot and cold. It seems that no matter what I wear, it’s always wrong. This also extends to being at home. Cold weather beckons my

Working with a Constraint!

 What do you do when you don’t have enough fabric for a project or find that your fabric is too narrow (which in my case was a narrow 36 cm wide Kimono fabric). Well, you alter your patterns based on

Working with a Constraint!

 What do you do when you don’t have enough fabric for a project or find that your fabric is too narrow (which in my case was a narrow 36 cm wide Kimono fabric). Well, you alter your patterns based on

Indigo Quilt

My mum and sis came over to visit me during the summer. It made summer even more special for me as we could reconnect as a family again after my dad’s passing last year. We spent a lot of quality

Indigo Quilt

My mum and sis came over to visit me during the summer. It made summer even more special for me as we could reconnect as a family again after my dad’s passing last year. We spent a lot of quality

Kimono Bomber Jacket

I love Kimonos! I love the history. I love the way it drapes on the body. I love how the fabric is always made out of the most exquisite silk. And most of all, I love how it comes in

Kimono Bomber Jacket

I love Kimonos! I love the history. I love the way it drapes on the body. I love how the fabric is always made out of the most exquisite silk. And most of all, I love how it comes in

The Grand Budapest Hotel

On a very whimsical decision, my friend and I decided to buy tickets to see the Grand Budapest Hotel via Secret Cinema.  Some of you may know about Secret Cinema but if you’re new to this, it’s a cultural experience

The Grand Budapest Hotel

On a very whimsical decision, my friend and I decided to buy tickets to see the Grand Budapest Hotel via Secret Cinema.  Some of you may know about Secret Cinema but if you’re new to this, it’s a cultural experience

Keeping Warm with a Gilet

The cold weather has been relentless this year. British summer time has already begun but it is still so bitterly cold. So cold that I was tempted to make a winter jacket even though winter was technically over weeks ago. I

Keeping Warm with a Gilet

The cold weather has been relentless this year. British summer time has already begun but it is still so bitterly cold. So cold that I was tempted to make a winter jacket even though winter was technically over weeks ago. I