Another Monpe Pants

Monpe is so easy to make. From tracing to finish, you can finish it in three hours. Maybe less if you’re focused. The usage is so versatile too. Different fabric creates a different feel. It can be a pyjama, working pants, going-out pants, whatever. And it scores pretty high on the comfort level too. I’ve made 6… Continue reading Another Monpe Pants

Monpe Pants Obsession

So I saw this awesome pants on verypurpleperson Instagram. If you’ve never seen her blog or stalked her IG, I suggest you do so. She sews amazing things. Back to the pants! By awesome, I mean AWESOME!!!! They just look so stylishly comfortable. Like a fashionable pyjama. Sort-of. The timing of this pants discovery was… Continue reading Monpe Pants Obsession

earlier projects in 2015

This is a sentimental post where I write about the things I have made in the past. I’ve made many mistakes, mostly because I am foolish enough to cut out S pattern, while I’m in reality a MEDIUM. It’s been two years since my first cut and I still am an M. I guess that… Continue reading earlier projects in 2015

that linen fever

Never thought 3 metres of linen could bring such prolonged joy. Got the fabric at Hangzhou Academy of Art for about US$5/m. I thought the price was well worth it. For three meters I managed to make: ONE. a sort-of culotte. Pattern by Kouda Aoi. Unfortunately the book is only available in English. The title is すっきり見える服.… Continue reading that linen fever