Building Blocks of Consruction, the install begins

I have started an installation at work, concept being that of Garment Construction. We have loads of new fabrics [including Italian cottons, Wools, Cotton Couture] and I have been feeling very inspired to create something in honor of those of us who make our own clothes. It has been a treat everyday getting ready that I actually look forward to putting an outfit together – from “funky” to “male Nurse chic” :”) I am having fun… and more is sure to come. First shot is a before…

Check out the back wall just above the shelves of fabrics…

I’m using a collection of old patterns that I knew one day I would use :”)… check it out. There will be some clothing up as well and hopefully my bosses will like it so much they will invite me to do some display work at the other locations :”)

just the beginning!

detail… you like?

I have always wanted a jumpsuit… redmoon theater in chicago actually turned me on to them :”) heres a schnazzier version though! i patchworked the yoke [originally a pillowcase that didnt sell] one lady descirbed it as “funky” – i’ll take it!

weve got some awesome florals, as mentioned before and super kona cottons at pacific fabrics y’all! and dont let the piles and piles on the remnants tables disuae you – there are gorgeous prints in there!! next stop… that wool table!

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