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Fabric guide

When I started the development of my first collection, I really wanted a very structured dress. Inspired by my idols Cristobal Balenciaga and Pierre Cardin I searched and searched. Initially I found beautiful fabrics like Silk duchesse, Gazar and silk mikado. As a child I always had a fascination with the big shapes of wedding gowns, and through that I found this amazing fabric! What is mikado? A tightly woven structured fabric woven with 100% silk or

When I first started sewing I learned from vintage patterns. I bought them online and cut out the pattern pieces at home, and I followed the sewing directions. I remember that I primarily did it because I found it very thrilling to have the same blueprint as someone in the 1950’s/60’s/70’s – and make the exact same garment. Anyway – on vintage pattern envelopes (or any pattern envelope) you’ll find fabric recommendations. Wool crepe was