Underskirt Part 1

Underskirt Part 1

I ordered a cheap underskirt from ebay and regretted it – the main fabric was a horrendous crinkly polyester that could have been used as umbrella fabric! So I unpicked all the netting and took out the hoops. Next I took about 4 metres of lining fabric and...
Layers, and How I sew a straight seam

Layers, and How I sew a straight seam

I’ve now cut and thread traced all of the skirt panels – I can’t stop taking photographs! Heres a few using different camera settings. I know these fabrics will look amazing in wedding photos 🙂 I thought I’d show how I’ve sewn the front...
Project 1, Stage 2, Exercise 3

Project 1, Stage 2, Exercise 3

Exercise 3 involved using other media to make marks – first in an exploratory way then coming back to the expressive way.  I tried out all the bits and bobs I have – pencils, watercolour pencils, crayons, watercolour crayons, ink pens, felt tip pens,...
Developing trees

Developing trees

I played around making vectors and patterns with some of the tree designs I explored in my sketchbook. These are all still a bit rough and only using one tree type (I started with 2 branches, 30 degrees, half length – thats explained more in the sketches here)!...