Due to having an awesome time in real life, these are late-ish. But here’s the first five looks from my “final collection”. Main ideas were: Patchwork in place of where leather would be in a high-end collection. Gathers and drapes. Clothes people would actually wear (like, comfortable).
I aim for comfortable for me, not others
Though I’ve been capable of sewing my own clothes since eighth grade, I don’t often do it. As someone who balks at paying five dollars for a t-shirt, I’m not always inclined to pay six dollars a yard and hours of my time to sew basic layering items. But I do like to make things. There is something nice about telling people admiring your dress that you made it yourself. Making something that is definitely not what I could find in shops in Portland is also kind of great. I…