You may be forgiven for thinking that we often torture the stuffing out of our fabulous #PatternPuzzle fans. Well, last Saturday was no exception. I did a slightly tricky thing with a 'grown-on hood' and it was enough to make the pattern shapes very hard to read. I have seen similar styles in both historic and current fashion and have waited some time to try this out on the blog. The idea I have is to cut this dress from my knit block using a merino jersey. That could be either a one-way or two-way stretch knit. The Double Drape in this Maxi refers to the #CowlDrape on the back of this dress and the #GatheredDrape on the centre front (CF) seam. The hood styling may also be considered a #CowlDrape with the large tuck and the centre back(CB) line on the fold. Keep Reading...
Inspired by a delicate sketch in my visual diary from many years ago, the Transparent Bomber jacket is a summer season take on a recent winter trend for classic bomber jackets. This design will rely on a lightweight transparent fabric that will gather well with the elastic bands and still hold a soft, full shape. Keep Reading...
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The challenging patterns, the exciting new design trends and the impossible drapes; that's what I live for. Disclaimer: These new ideas are offered here for testing and are offered without guarantee. Allow yourself time and space to truly test and perfect the patterns for all your new ideas. And please don't give yourself a hard time if the first toile is less than perfect. It's simply part of a process. Enjoy :)
All images, designs, photos and layouts on this blog are created and owned by Anita McAdam© of Studio Faro. They are available FOR HOME AND PERSONAL USE ONLY. If you would like to use our content for teaching or commercial purposes please ask. I have some amazing resources for teachers and manufacturers. ;) email@example.com
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