Added Oct 17, 2012
This is a mini collection I completed in June for my fashion design class. The design was inspired by the Japanese kimono and cultured in texture and fabric to bring in my African heritage:)
I started out with different shapes…circles and rectangles, I draped these on my fitting doll and in time came up with the designs.
All designs copyright:)
The only store bought pattern was for the shorts…I will check for the burda reference.
Cotton, Ankara and leather for some of the belts.
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Hippie meets grunge in this plaid top with flared sleeves and a round neckline.
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Peneloping's hand beaded frock is a real stunner.
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