Category Archives: Sewing

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

Bloody Bag!

Curses! Curses! Curses! Bloody bag! Actually curses to me for cutting it so fine. Making this bag has taught me a lesson! Some ideas can be saved for another day but on this occasion, I acted on it and nearly

Bloody Bag!

Curses! Curses! Curses! Bloody bag! Actually curses to me for cutting it so fine. Making this bag has taught me a lesson! Some ideas can be saved for another day but on this occasion, I acted on it and nearly

Shiny New Bag

So I came, saw and conquered. Instead of being a conquest, I saw a discarded piece of leather as I was walking past the bin at work and immediately saved it from the landfill. What a waste to throw away

Shiny New Bag

So I came, saw and conquered. Instead of being a conquest, I saw a discarded piece of leather as I was walking past the bin at work and immediately saved it from the landfill. What a waste to throw away

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

Devore T-Shirt

So ‘Devore’ popped into my mind and before I knew it, I was on the internet looking at Devore velvet fabric. I thought it would be cool to have a Devore T-shirt. Don’t ask me why but sometime I get

Devore T-Shirt

So ‘Devore’ popped into my mind and before I knew it, I was on the internet looking at Devore velvet fabric. I thought it would be cool to have a Devore T-shirt. Don’t ask me why but sometime I get