Coat – the next sewing project on the list

Some time ago I have bought a black cashmere/wool fabric for a coat. I have a dream coat on my mind with:

  • high waist
  • pleat at the back
  • collar

souds not so complicated. Meanwhile – 3-4 muslins further – I am still trying to find the best fit.

Vogue pattern, V8626, Marfy pattern, 3177, Marfy, coat, coat pattern, couture

I have made muslin of a coats from Vogue V8626 and Marfy 3177. Eventhough they had features from the above list – I was not impressed. Continue reading “Coat – the next sewing project on the list”

De Cirkel van Kleding

De Cirkel van Kleding (Dress Circle), a conceptual artwork van Pet van de Luijtgaarden – will soon be seen at de beeldentuin (the sculpture garden) of the Kröller Müller Museum, located in National Park De Hoge Veluwe in Otterlo (NL).

(Picture taken from the project website)

“British research shows that a woman holds 2,400 garments throughout her life. The circle, which takes the form of a clothesline, symbolizes the process of life from birth to death. 120 designers, artists and individuals get started with 2,400 white, pink and red garments up-cycling. Used clothing and all kinds of objects collected by the artist will become a large installation .
The Kröller-Müller Museum is attracted by the “ideology” of the project, which is a playful and accessible way the contemporary phenomenon of overconsumption raises.”

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Following on Fashion Revolution Day … I cam across the Slow Fashioned website and this Pledge:

Slow Fashioned Pledge


I did not think long – just signed. Will you be next? You may find more information here

By Red Point Tailor

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