Category Archives: Pattern making

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

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

Summer Shirts

April has been kind of crazy lately. First there was the blizzard and recently the ‘heat-wave’. In terms of my wardrobe, it has been a mixture of heavy and lightweight garments all intermingled together. However, I do sense calmness in

Summer Shirts

April has been kind of crazy lately. First there was the blizzard and recently the ‘heat-wave’. In terms of my wardrobe, it has been a mixture of heavy and lightweight garments all intermingled together. However, I do sense calmness in

Leather Cross-Body Bag

It’s winter and my mom is here to see how cold it is and hoping she will lucky enough to see some snow. She’s from the equator, where the only two seasons they have are ‘wet’ and ‘dry’, so coming

Leather Cross-Body Bag

It’s winter and my mom is here to see how cold it is and hoping she will lucky enough to see some snow. She’s from the equator, where the only two seasons they have are ‘wet’ and ‘dry’, so coming

Winter Long Coat

I have been wearing the trench coat I recently made (here) for a while and, although it’s fine for Autumn, it isn’t warm enough for Winter. I usually wear my WW2 military greatcoat (a charity shop find) for winter but,

Winter Long Coat

I have been wearing the trench coat I recently made (here) for a while and, although it’s fine for Autumn, it isn’t warm enough for Winter. I usually wear my WW2 military greatcoat (a charity shop find) for winter but,