Category Archives: Pattern making

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?

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