Added Jan 8, 2012
London, United K...
This is my interpretation of the design competition. I have effectively ended up doing 3 designs. Although I have never taken a sewing course or a fashion design one, I am just one of those people who has a natural knack for designing and understanding patterns. Most of my expertise and experience comes from trial and error. I enclose the original instructions for the designs which come from Indygo Junction and have made my own adaptations. I made the jacket as is from a A4 piece of paper but I only read the first 3 lines of the middle section of the instructions( NEXT TO PATTERN DRAWING) as the rest was of no interest to me (probably a habit I have not shaken off since starting school – not nursery- school at the age of 2) it is quite simple to understand averages even when you are not a maths genius!!
I understand maths and how to get the results, but unfortunately I am not known to explain this clearly to anyone, hence the reason why I never write down instructions on the projects I place here, but in this instance I will endeavour to do my best and invite anyone interested to email and ask and will attempt to assist as best I can.
I apologise in advance but I do live in my head, I have composed drawings to show you the adaptations to the original pattern and have also taken photos – I hope this helps.
For the Design Challenge I have chosen:-
1- Bed jacket = 2 interpretations/Jacket redesign
2-Slip-On Jumper Dress = 1 redesign
So effectively I am making 3 designs which I am adding a MODERN TWIST TO.
also enclosed you will find the original instructions copied from INDYGO JUNCTION SITE.
notions, buttons, linings, specialist wool, gold thread brocade to finish jacket 1. gold buttons, handmade tabs
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