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Dart Experimentation: Bust Dart in Curved Seam

Once I had finished sampling the shoulder dart in the neckline, I decided to challenge myself and construct a more advanced dart fitted toile.

I started off my tracing around my front and back waist shaped bodice blocks onto pattern paper. 438 more words


Cordura Brand and Marlane Unveil Performance Wool

Invista‘s Cordura brand has teamed with the Marlane division of Biella Manifatture Tessili to introduce Cordura Combat Wool fabric and the Officina Endurance collection. 291 more words


Video: Tunde Odunlade Jammin' in San Antonio

Art is Cool features a video of multi-talented Nigerian artist Tunde Odunlade on drums at his recent “One Night Only”art show on October 19, 2016 in San Antonio, Texas. 7 more words


In Toronto at the TMC


Last Friday I had the opportunity to see Sheila Hicks‘ work at the Textile Museum of Canada. (Yay!!)

For years now, I have loved Hicks’ work. 699 more words


BBC Countryfile

A couple of weeks ago I spent two days with a lovely BBC Bristol crew and presenter Anita Rani, filming for the Countryfile Autumn special which aired on 23rd October. 138 more words


Transferring The Shoulder Dart into The Neckline

To take my experimentation further in transferring darts, I decided to construct a toile of a transferred dart, from the shoulder into the neckline.

I started off by tracing around the basic bodice block and drawing in my shoulder and waistline darts. 205 more words