I promised you last week, so here is the End of Other Times collection's official launch! I finally finished the latest pieces, two denim skirts and two vest tops (*cough* today). There are also two new pairs of leg warmers to complete the outfits. All these are not in the Etsy shop yet but will be by the end of tomorrow.
The fifth blog post of this month, I'm really sticking to my schedule again! I took a few days off work to make most of the bank holidays and get back to sewing products for the shop. There is also a market again in May, and I like to start preparing early. So, this is a preview of the designs that will be available soon.
Last week, I showed you how patches can add style to used clothing like the zebra skirt. Today, I have some outfit photos for you. It combines two second-hand pieces that are altered a bit to give a wicked goth outfit, which is still suitable for everyday wear.
We all know battle vests/jackets and crust pants, but if you like collecting patches as much as I do, you'll eventually run out of space - and jackets. There are so many other things that look great with patches, too. In this blog post, I have compiled 5 ideas were to put all the printed pieces of fabric with band names, logos, political messages or just decorative motifs.
Today, I'm presenting you the first pattern from Slightly Sinister Patterns (apart from the free Culotte Rowena) that I tested a short while ago: Mary (unpaid advertisement). Had a great plan for the swirl but not enough time, so I initially tested a basic black version that's not worth showing. There are two more patterns out by now. I hope to sew the Billie hoodie soon, and there is the brand new Alexis skirt.
What a month - short but insense! We're still in lockdown here in the UK, but I was busy preparing for my first Alternative Market of the year. It went well, and I also found some treats for myself. I updated the Etsy-shop with all new products created for the market - many different pieces in a range of sizes. I hope you like them as much as I do.
Today you will get a look behind the scenes again. I have written about pattern design before, showing you the final fabric and telling a bit more about my approach from sketching to digital work. I wanted to create more patterns for my products for a while now but never got around to finish them. I have so many ideas on my list that I made it into a 100-day project that started on January 1st.
Today I have 24 shirts in different styles and sizes for you - some used, some bought new or second hand and never worn or altered like planned. Yes, My boyfriend and I had a large clearout. I still get asked for things from past flea market posts, so I hope you like this one as well. Because sizes can differ, I measured across under the arms and from the shoulder to the bottom. Compare these to a shirt that fits you well. I apologize that the phone pictures not as good as usual, I tried to...
Today I'd like to show you the results of two yarn projects that I introduced a while ago. You can read all about the yarn and the patterns I used in that blog post. One of the projects came to me in a dream, and I just had to make it a reality. Here I'm focusing on how to wear the pieces, including a bit more about the rest of the outfits. I hope you enjoy the story and photos.
This post is mostly for my readers in Germany because you can now get my patches and some other products without worrying about international shipping and customs fees. I'd like to introduce the Punkrock-Shop, which is both an online shop and a market place for punk music, clothing and much more. As a place from punks for punks, I am happy to be a part of it and hope it keeps growing.