The Design Process — inclusive

The Missing Measurement Chart

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The Missing Measurement Chart

March 28, 2022 If you are here reading this post it is because you are interested in the best way to collect and collate the measurements of this sewing community- including a chart for the mature body. It is a big idea and I am a bit daunted- but the only way to start is to start. Ideas and constructive observations are welcome. Please post them as comments  so that this important information is in the same place- and if something relevant is discussed elsewhere,  feel free to cut and paste it ( with permission )into the comments below. I...

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The 7 dress, it might be ART.

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The 7 dress, it might be ART.

The first 7 dress was hastily thrown together to wear to a party. The party´s theme was 7. I had left things to the last minute and scanned my studio for ideas- quick ideas- I didn´t have time to recreate the 7 deadly sins; I didn´t want to dance with 7veils. I didn´t really have a plan. I saw some  black viscose stretch and chopped straight onto it. I knew I didn´t want a "normal dress" but I didn´t want a weird dress either. I was after tight,yet loose..* When I had sewn the dress together and it was on...

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