Dyeing · Floral · Jacket · Recycled

Colour me impressed

While home over summer I was rummaging through my parents wardrobe (no new purchases get past me) when I came upon this monstrosity: The fabric was a nice thick cotton weave, but all that florally pink, ugh! I had to see more! I pulled it out to find a 3/4 sleeve, nicely shaped business jacket.… Continue reading Colour me impressed

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Fabric · Jacket · Pattern · Recycled

Mad Hatter Steampunk Tea Party Jacket

This jacket came about from a combination of events. Firstly, long before any of the other events, I found a gorgeous green velvet hounds-tooth jacket in a vintage shop. The fabric was very nice, the jacket not quite so much. It was very shapeless (possibly from the 1950's baby boom era) and in dire disrepair.… Continue reading Mad Hatter Steampunk Tea Party Jacket