quilts and clothes and everything as poetry
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Handmade Wardrobe

An ongoing personal project to make what I wear, using sewing patterns from indie pattern designers, self-drafted patterns, and mending and altering secondhand clothes or clothes I already own. 

  Wiksten haori  made from a vintage quilt,  Persephone pants  in navy twill, handknit hat, chartreuse top from a clothes swap

Wiksten haori made from a vintage quilt, Persephone pants in navy twill, handknit hat, chartreuse top from a clothes swap

 Self-drafted coveralls in cotton canvas, chartreuse top from a clothes swap

Self-drafted coveralls in cotton canvas, chartreuse top from a clothes swap

 Hand-knit  cline sweater , chinos from a clothes swap, magic secondhand pink clogs

Hand-knit cline sweater, chinos from a clothes swap, magic secondhand pink clogs

 Self-drafted summer tank sewn from fabric bought in Kigali, Rwanda.

Self-drafted summer tank sewn from fabric bought in Kigali, Rwanda.

 Hand-knit socks. Pixel Stitch Socks from Purl Soho. 

Hand-knit socks. Pixel Stitch Socks from Purl Soho. 

 Sweater detail, ends not-yet woven in. 

Sweater detail, ends not-yet woven in. 

 Early self-drafted pattern sewn out of a thrifted cotton bedsheet.  

Early self-drafted pattern sewn out of a thrifted cotton bedsheet.  

 Plans to move forward with. 

Plans to move forward with. 

 Self-drafted pants with paper bag waist, made from second-hand canvas.

Self-drafted pants with paper bag waist, made from second-hand canvas.

 Hand-quilting on the beginnings of a  Tamarack Jacket . 

Hand-quilting on the beginnings of a Tamarack Jacket

 Finished tamarack jacket on the polka-dot side. It's reversible!

Finished tamarack jacket on the polka-dot side. It's reversible!

 Quilting detail on tamarack jacket. 

Quilting detail on tamarack jacket. 

  Wiksten Haori  made from a vintage quilt.

Wiksten Haori made from a vintage quilt.