Vogue 9322 vest is versatile, flattering and functional and continues my 2018 theme to create designs that are pieces that layer together and build a wardrobe that can travel, work for everyday life and crossover the seasons. In my own wardrobe I have 3 versions with plans for more. A big plus is that the vest works in both knit and woven fabrics.
I recently received a question about making a 'muslin' for knit tops and t-shirts which leads me to share thoughts on what is a 'muslin' and how it relates to testing a pattern or design. Here is the question and my response including some thoughts on the process of making or using a muslin and facts about the fabric itself...
Beautiful video that traces the path of linen from flax field to fiber to fabric.
Because all of life is a journey, in planning my 2018 grouping of
patterns, my intention is to create designs that travel well through
life, whether staying at home, going to a job, or out and about
exploring the world. I travel a lot - am on a plane an average of once a
month, and I want my travel clothes to function on the move as well as
for days at home in the studio. I seek designs that...