Actually, would you believe the fabric part was kept to a minimum, buying fabric that is. We were more interested in printing fabric. One of the highlights of our trip was a Bobbinhood Screen Printing Workshop. I took with me 1.3m of light pink Stretch Sweatshirting from NOSH fabric and a design idea that Scout had given me. It’s always good to involve my girls when making clothes for them. It’s a psychological trick just like when you let your kids cook with you and they happily eat things they would never have tried otherwise. Continue reading
…and don’t be late
I’ve often wondered about the effectiveness of someone telling you not to be late. Does it really work? Does it prevent traffic or falling asleep on the sofa? Or is there the assumption that you are purposely intending to be late? Wouldn’t they be better off simply saying, ‘Come early’? Continue reading
Back to front, inside out, heads through armholes, dresses as skirts, tops with no trousers, tights instead of leggings. Yep, this is what happens when my husband ‘helps’ to get our 5 year old dressed. But Marte at Compagnie M has designed a dress with my husband in mind. Thank you Marte for making it ok to wear your clothes inside out. Continue reading
Welcome to Day 4 of Madeit Fashion Week
You can still catch Day 1, Day 2 and Day 3 if you missed it. Firstly, I must make a big apology about yesterday’s music choice. If you can call it music. Chosen because Honey G had recently ‘dropped’ from the X Factor. But alas, some of you were offended so please accept my apologies as I bow my head in shame.
OK, today, we have 3 shows brimming with creativity and inspiration for Madeit Patterns Drop Dress & Top. If you’re not excited already, you will be. Ines, Catherine and Milla have hit the ball out of the park.
Don’t believe me, just watch
Welcome to Day 3 of Madeit Fashion Week
I hope you didn’t miss Day 1 or Day 2, there’s been a buzz of excitement in the air as Day 3 gets underway. So far every Madeit Fashion Week participant has brought the Drop Dress & Top to life with an understated elegance, which sums up what DROP is all about. Today Diana, Toya, Emily and Hanna let casual sophistication shine through with impressive results.
Be sure to stick around to the end for the Daily Giveaway.