Lately I’ve been thinking about making an Alabama Chanin style top. The idea came to me as I wanted to make the asymmetric top in a recent Knipmode mag, but couldn’t find matching plain and print fabrics. So it would be a good excuse to make my own print or embellished fabrics. I’ve always wanted to make an AC style garment. But I’m not sure if I can actually pull it off. Partly because I live in a rural area, and I don’t want to look like I’ve just stepped out of the paddock in my ripped ‘mufties’. The other reason, I’m hesitant is that I adore good craftsmanship and some of the AC techniques look a little rough ‘n’ ready. So the question is, how to make arty and not like I lost a fight with the lawnmower?
I’m dipping my toe in lightly…. Continue reading “Embroidered owl and Giraffe stencil tees”