Tag Archives: cloning clothes

Metal polka dot dress

Above is my first item made as part of my MMM ’14 commitment and it’s also the culmination of a long succession project. Off and on over the course of six months I’ve been tracing a Topshop midi-length woven dress to … Continue reading

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The tiger who came to tea dress

I love it. I could really leave it there but convention dictates I expand. Following the attempts to clone the black Whistles dress, I had ended up with some pattern pieces that looked…odd. It led to plenty of prevarication because … Continue reading

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How to clone your wardrobe Jurassic Park style

You know when you those scientists in Jurassic Park cloned dinosaurs but they didn’t have all the DNA they needed? So they decided to wing it and fill in the gaps with some bits of frog DNA? And Jeff Goldblum … Continue reading

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Sewing for the spawners

This Christmas I decided to go high-stakes and make presents for the people that spawned me. Now, they’re an appreciative audience, and I’ve already received plaudits for previous crafted gifts that drew heavily on toilet rolls and pritt stick. But … Continue reading

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