Posts Tagged: pattern cutting

Je Ne Regrette Rien

I am sure we are all guilty of it – reading about something and being told that it’s difficult and we shouldn’t attempt it! And there I was going, “Phfft! How difficult can it be!” Famous last words! So what’s

Je Ne Regrette Rien

I am sure we are all guilty of it – reading about something and being told that it’s difficult and we shouldn’t attempt it! And there I was going, “Phfft! How difficult can it be!” Famous last words! So what’s

The Emperor’s New Jacket

There it was, just dumped on the floor with everyone treading all over it. I thought ‘what a waste!’, so I asked if I could have it and the technician said yes. This rarely happens now, as the college reuses

The Emperor’s New Jacket

There it was, just dumped on the floor with everyone treading all over it. I thought ‘what a waste!’, so I asked if I could have it and the technician said yes. This rarely happens now, as the college reuses

A Burst of Colour and Frills

A while back when I was showing some students how to draft a trousers pattern, I asked one of the tutor if she wanted to volunteer to be a test subject. She agreed and the outcome was a very useful lesson

A Burst of Colour and Frills

A while back when I was showing some students how to draft a trousers pattern, I asked one of the tutor if she wanted to volunteer to be a test subject. She agreed and the outcome was a very useful lesson

Caspian Tigers

It’s been a while since I went to Liberty and, as this was their last week of the sale, I popped over to have a browse through their fabrics. Some I had a relatively free weekend, I spent a while

Caspian Tigers

It’s been a while since I went to Liberty and, as this was their last week of the sale, I popped over to have a browse through their fabrics. Some I had a relatively free weekend, I spent a while

Windswept Seas!

I was seeking shelter in Liberty on one cold and wet winter’s day when I saw this fabric. I immediately fell in love with it not only because of the print of the waves but also the texture of the fabric

Windswept Seas!

I was seeking shelter in Liberty on one cold and wet winter’s day when I saw this fabric. I immediately fell in love with it not only because of the print of the waves but also the texture of the fabric

Indigo Jeans

What a busy time I had. On top of moving home and a busy work schedule, my mom and sis came to visit me during Christmas. Now everything has quietened down, I am getting back to the groove of making clothes

Indigo Jeans

What a busy time I had. On top of moving home and a busy work schedule, my mom and sis came to visit me during Christmas. Now everything has quietened down, I am getting back to the groove of making clothes

Constructivism Construction

Recently I was playing with the idea of a circle in a garment. It’s nothing ground breaking as it is an idea that has been played with over and over again in numerous design. However, I wanted to try my

Constructivism Construction

Recently I was playing with the idea of a circle in a garment. It’s nothing ground breaking as it is an idea that has been played with over and over again in numerous design. However, I wanted to try my

Drape Coat

As projects goes, this is the longest project I have ever undertaken. This is not because the design or pattern was complicated nor does it require an army of skilled technicians to sew it but simply, I was undecided on

Drape Coat

As projects goes, this is the longest project I have ever undertaken. This is not because the design or pattern was complicated nor does it require an army of skilled technicians to sew it but simply, I was undecided on