Bamboo-bodice explained

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I recently received a request to make a bamboo-bodice -tutorial. That fits perfectly in my latest theme: TR-cutting. As I’ve said before, you can find a bamboo-bodice also in the Pattern Magic -series, but I prefer Shingo Sato’s version.Bamboo-bodice is an origami-technique that you can develop further into ...

After Masterclass

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So I finished the TR Masterclass, then what? The great thing about this class is that after you’ve finished, you get to participate every year in the Masters’ Challenge organized by Shingo Sato.This time there are no videos or other tutorials that tell you what to do. Instead you have to use your own skills ...

Adding sculptural shapes to panels

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Continuing with the same theme as last time, the panel-construction.Now I’ll show you some other shapes you can create by using this technique. If you’re looking for ways to make sculptural garments, this could be one option.Take a look at this skirt I made in ½-scale:And here’s another ...

Let’s draft some panel-skirts!

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Summer is quickly approaching here in Milan, and that inspired me to write about skirts. Not just any skirts of course, but panel-skirts. I want to include more wearable designs in my blog and this is a perfect opportunity!There are two ways to draft the pattern. You can either draw directly one panel, which is ...