Category Archives: Pattern making

Never Say No to Glitter!

When all you see and hear in the news is bad news, we all need a bit of sparkly glitter in our life to lighten the mood. I have always been one for a bit of cheer in my wardrobe

Never Say No to Glitter!

When all you see and hear in the news is bad news, we all need a bit of sparkly glitter in our life to lighten the mood. I have always been one for a bit of cheer in my wardrobe

Sustainable Fabrics

I have been in search for sustainable fabrics to integrate into my pattern cutting for a long time. As much as I love luxurious silks and soft cottons, I want to be as ethical as I can be in the

Sustainable Fabrics

I have been in search for sustainable fabrics to integrate into my pattern cutting for a long time. As much as I love luxurious silks and soft cottons, I want to be as ethical as I can be in the

Garden of Temptation

As you have guessed from the title, I gave in to temptation. After all, who wouldn’t? I love a bit of luxury in my wardrobe and while going through the sale box of the Liberty fabric sale, I saw this

Garden of Temptation

As you have guessed from the title, I gave in to temptation. After all, who wouldn’t? I love a bit of luxury in my wardrobe and while going through the sale box of the Liberty fabric sale, I saw this

Double Breasted Jacket

The great thing about work is I can wear whatever I want. Fashion is about a point of view and the clothes you wear reflect the mood you are in. As I age, I seem to prefer a relaxed but

Double Breasted Jacket

The great thing about work is I can wear whatever I want. Fashion is about a point of view and the clothes you wear reflect the mood you are in. As I age, I seem to prefer a relaxed but

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?