Posts Tagged: trousers

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

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

Loop Cropped Trouser

 People often wonder what I do when I’m not pattern cutting or sewing something. Well, I’m usually deep in my notebook sketching pattern cutting ideas to try. Ideas are abundant in everything I see and I find it extremely important that

Loop Cropped Trouser

 People often wonder what I do when I’m not pattern cutting or sewing something. Well, I’m usually deep in my notebook sketching pattern cutting ideas to try. Ideas are abundant in everything I see and I find it extremely important that

Cropped Trousers

One thing lead to another and the result was this cropped trousers. I love it when coincidence does all the work for you. It all started when I was wearing my wide leg cropped trousers. As I was sitting down,

Cropped Trousers

One thing lead to another and the result was this cropped trousers. I love it when coincidence does all the work for you. It all started when I was wearing my wide leg cropped trousers. As I was sitting down,

It’s All Gone BLACK!

Winter is finally here and as the longer night sweeps in, everything seems to have gone black. Maybe that’s what happened to my fabric choices as well as all the colour seemed to have dissipated. There may be a point

It’s All Gone BLACK!

Winter is finally here and as the longer night sweeps in, everything seems to have gone black. Maybe that’s what happened to my fabric choices as well as all the colour seemed to have dissipated. There may be a point

An Alternative

I handed my mom her last piece of Liberty fabric and asked her what she wanted out of it. She couldn’t decide so I blurted out the options; dress, shirt, skirt, trousers. She paused for quite a while, then said trousers.

An Alternative

I handed my mom her last piece of Liberty fabric and asked her what she wanted out of it. She couldn’t decide so I blurted out the options; dress, shirt, skirt, trousers. She paused for quite a while, then said trousers.