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

linen baby rompers

I don’t have kids. Not planning to have any for another two years. But I do love, love, love making children clothing. Is that weird? Well, who cares! Baby clothes consume less fabric than adult clothes, which for me translates into “faster result” and more importantly, “affordable mistakes”. I can (sort-of) tolerate wasting 50 cm of cotton, but… Continue reading linen baby rompers

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