Category Archives: Pattern making

Interpreting Matisse’s Cut Outs in Garments

It’s been a while since I got technical in my work. A lot of my work has been very experimental and ‘loose’ but when it comes to design, it is very important that the research and development are reflected in

Interpreting Matisse’s Cut Outs in Garments

It’s been a while since I got technical in my work. A lot of my work has been very experimental and ‘loose’ but when it comes to design, it is very important that the research and development are reflected in

Aloha Tiger

Inspiration during lockdown has been great but the lack for materials has been a major setback. There were a lot of things I wanted to try but it was difficult to source the correct art materials and there was only

Aloha Tiger

Inspiration during lockdown has been great but the lack for materials has been a major setback. There were a lot of things I wanted to try but it was difficult to source the correct art materials and there was only

The New Normal

It feels strange but this seems to be the new normal for now. I am still working from home but sooner or later, I will need to make that hour and a half trip to work by public transport again.

The New Normal

It feels strange but this seems to be the new normal for now. I am still working from home but sooner or later, I will need to make that hour and a half trip to work by public transport again.

To Be Or Not To Be?

As much as I love fashion books (especially pattern cutting books) I often find myself buying them but rarely using them, even when I have a pattern cutting conundrum. I understand some books are so pretty you never envisage touching

To Be Or Not To Be?

As much as I love fashion books (especially pattern cutting books) I often find myself buying them but rarely using them, even when I have a pattern cutting conundrum. I understand some books are so pretty you never envisage touching

Perfect For The Weekend Away!

To rephrase the title: Perfect for the weekend away (once everything is back to normal)! Do you ever go away for a short weekend break and realise that you don’t have that perfect weekend bag? You know the one I

Perfect For The Weekend Away!

To rephrase the title: Perfect for the weekend away (once everything is back to normal)! Do you ever go away for a short weekend break and realise that you don’t have that perfect weekend bag? You know the one I

Isolation Project

It’s a strange time that we are in and upon reflection, you realise the important things in life (family, friends and good health). I don’t think I’ve ever stayed at home for such a long period of time before and

Isolation Project

It’s a strange time that we are in and upon reflection, you realise the important things in life (family, friends and good health). I don’t think I’ve ever stayed at home for such a long period of time before and

Come Autumn

As summer goes, this was one of the best. I spent so much time away, visiting new places and trying a lots of new things. But when summer left, autumn did not wait to step in. The nights became cold

Come Autumn

As summer goes, this was one of the best. I spent so much time away, visiting new places and trying a lots of new things. But when summer left, autumn did not wait to step in. The nights became cold

Form Follows Function

One of the reasons I make the majority of my garments is because I am always paranoid that it will fall apart and if someone else had it, it would be a disaster. That is why I always test it

Form Follows Function

One of the reasons I make the majority of my garments is because I am always paranoid that it will fall apart and if someone else had it, it would be a disaster. That is why I always test it

Black and White

‘Idle hands are the devil’s handiwork!’ Oh! How true that is. In my case it’s browsing the internet to pass some time but I usually end up wasting a lot of money buying things I don’t really need. Luckily this

Black and White

‘Idle hands are the devil’s handiwork!’ Oh! How true that is. In my case it’s browsing the internet to pass some time but I usually end up wasting a lot of money buying things I don’t really need. Luckily this

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