When I was in university, part of my training as a costume designer was studying costume history, including military costume/uniforms. My original plan in life was to be a men’s clothing designer, so naturally I was drawn to the lines, durability, and practicality of military uniforms. Uniforms worn by emergency services…Continue
Added by Leah Morrigan on July 26, 2012 at 11:33am — No Comments
This week, we're going to test your spacial-temporal abilities and see if you can visualize the gentleman's coat from the pattern pieces below and match it to one of the coats below:
Gents, do you own a winter coat? I know it's a funny question, but I'm on my fourth client almost in a row who doesn't have a proper winter coat and I'm astounded. We live in Canada and our winters are cold, so why wouldn't these men have the proper gear for winter weather?
One of the clients never "got around" to getting one as an adult, so he shivered his way through each winter in a short cloth and leather baseball-type jacket that was miles too big for him. Thinking…Continue
Added by Leah Morrigan on August 25, 2011 at 7:38am — No Comments