This smart jacket LILIES was commissioned by a 99yr old lady for a wedding; and she was very pleased with the outcome. I chose natural colours to compliment her. I used V8982 pattern which lent itself well to the applique of Lilies on the front corners, which were already on a skirt I bought for the project.
All fabrics were sourced from UK charity shops, chosen for embroidery embellishments and linen textures. At one point I decided it looked a bit beige, and added in the…Continue
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Look in your wardrobe – surely you can cut some clothes up and remix them, rather than buying the next new thing! Create something totally unique from your pre-loved clothes. Save landfill, give money to charities, by buying non worn out fabrics from their shops.
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Shamanic Nights patchwork jacket in rich peacock blues, as example of slow fashion by www.ameliajanedesigns.co.uk. Variety of recycled skirt fabrics made this jacket, blue and teal blue with amber velvet print for highlight colour. Fully lined in thin cotton. I will photo wearing #insideout for Fashion Revolution Day…Continue
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Following the horrific BANGLADESH BUILDING COLLAPSE
- I hope many mainstream fashion brands will now rethink their policy of using cheap labour, or at least employ more staff to monitor and ensure buildings health and safety.
Do they have an obligation? I think they do, since they profit from such cheap labour. They may not care, so long as they can get a cheap garment for penny pinching fashion hungry Europeans to buy. I can't…Continue
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A great summer day with lots of folks admiring my robes. Thanks to my 'instant' models - and to the new owner of summer coat 'Tangerine Dream'.…Continue
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Summer buzz in Totnes - Glorious day and many wonderful comments, admiring my robes from recycled fabrics - all of which spur me on to keep making more variations. 'Tangerine Dream' patchwork robe now belongs to Simone.…Continue
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