Why designers need to be more explicit about the body shapes they design for – not just the sizing range You can read Part 1 of this series here. Our systems and models are changing. As we continue in the
Should we be referring to sewing and knitting patterns as recipes instead? Does the word ‘recipe’ do a better job of capturing their essence?
The 9th-15th of May 2022 is Mental Health Awareness Week in the UK. For more information, please visit https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/campaigns/mental-health-awareness-week. I’ve wanted to write something about crafts and wellbeing for some time now. Knitting – and other forms of needlework such
How can we solve fitting problems so that makers don’t fall out of love with garments? Originally published in Moorit, an independent crochet magazine.
Is it possible to think of zips as a lifestyle choice rather than an essential part of women’s/femme clothing? I think it is. What do you think?
“It’s like code!” is a phrase I’ve heard several times over the years when teaching people how to knit and crochet. If the physical execution is muscle memory, then the pattern itself is a programme or choreography. Another choice word,