Etikett: Showstudio

  • Alexander McQueen Dress – First thoughts

    Alexander McQueen Dress – First thoughts

    This pattern was unassembled for month and it was with some resistance I glued all the pages together a couple of weeks ago. It was not the work involved that stopped me, more that I didn’t know what to do with it. This pattern is 220 A4 pages long, took a handful of glue sticks […]

  • Alexander McQueen Jacket

    Alexander McQueen Jacket

    I printed pictures of all the Showstudio Design Downloads and let my husband choose the designs he liked best. One of them was the infamously difficult Alexander McQueen Jacket. So that one became the next make. I already had this pattern in my computer and dreaded a bit printing it out. Designer: Alexander Mcqueen Type: […]

  • The Gareth Pugh Balloon

    The Gareth Pugh Balloon

    Well, last sewing of the year and second Showstudio Design Download make. The perfect accessory to my Christmas party dress. Designer: Gareth Pugh Type: Balloon Showstudio Design download, July 2009 The British designer Gareth Pughs designs are as much artwork as clothes. He is mostly known for his use of inflatable parts to create volume […]

  • Margiela Over Robe

    Margiela Over Robe

    At last I sewed the Martin Margiela dress pattern from Showstudio. It has been lying rolled up among my fabric rolls forever. Designer: Martin Margiela Type: Dress Showstudio Design Download August 2004 The Belgian designer Martin Margiela has over the years kept a very low personal profile. He started his own brand in 1988 and […]

  • Margiela at Artipelag

    Margiela at Artipelag

    I had to wait several weeks before having a chance to see the Margiela the Hermes years exhibition at Artipelag. First I had the cold, then there was more cold, then no car to get there… still, it was definitely worth the wait. For those of us interested in fashion, this exhibition was a treat. […]