Creating a Kimono; part Cocoon Coat, part Oriental Day Dream

Sometimes a fabric is purchased with a specific garment in mind, and it is made up as planned quite quickly. But for me that is regrettably rare… This fabric you are about to hear about spent closer to 10 years in my stash… Growing up in the house that my grandmother had bought during the … Continue reading Creating a Kimono; part Cocoon Coat, part Oriental Day Dream

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Jodhpurs or Breeches?

Last year for a vintage cycle ride I made these Jodhpurs/Breeches. I cut a pattern, sewed a garment and wore it on numerous occasions all the while wondering absent mindedly if they were jodhpurs or breeches? So today it seemed fitting to do some quick research before posting about making 'them' what ever 'they' are. … Continue reading Jodhpurs or Breeches?