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Hello again.

So I have been quiet her for a while. Life has been hectic trying to fit everything in. But I have been busy knitting. Two patterns are being completed at the moment. 112 more words


Collection Update: 4.16.14

jn² | something that cannot be easily expressed

To give you all a better idea of what our garments are going to look like, Rena has sketched out these five separate looks.   32 more words

Rena Shaw

Toiling Poncho

For my outerwear garment, I decided to design a Spring/Summer rain poncho. I started draping off the stand with paper to develop a basic shape. As I mentioned on my previous post, I was inspired by the tropical rainforest and its environment. 192 more words

Fashion Design

Babies first proper pattern drafting

I feel like I have been drafting this pattern forever. No time to be sad though, knitting it up starts today!

Completed: Lady Skater dress with drape neckline

This dress nearly defeated me but I am glad I persevered. I thought it would be fun to change the scoop neckline on the Lady Skater dress… 884 more words


Wedding Dress in Progress vol.1


As I announced a while ago, I’m making the wedding dress of a good friend of mine, who is getting married in July. So far I’ve been very busy with making the patterns and the prototype of the dress, which is part of the reason why I’ve been such a bad blogger lately and have posted so little. 409 more words

Sewing Projects

Pencil Skirt

It’s funny, (my body being shaped like a pencil) :) that I haven’t ever made myself a pencil skirt before now. Well, I decided to make one, but knew that (in order to make it fit) I had to draft my own pattern. 504 more words