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... round 2

look 5 | Cropped cardigan, knit in-the-round and cut, in contrast jacquard design.
Crochet start (black) at hem of the sweater transitions into knit pattern, and large fur hook
closures line the CF, which is bound in black cloth and hand-beaded flat in plastic beads.
Jersey construction in sleeves with rounded shaping finish with 1x1 cuffs.
Sweater worn over chest-piece made from linen yarn and shell/bone/plastic beads.
Wool skirt with invisible side-zip and needle felted/hand-painted stripes.

look 6 | Woven wool coat-suit with the same wet-felted square patch-work,
then machine-stitched/needle-felted process that I showed in my earlier sketches.
Bottom portion of the coat will transition entirely into white felt.
The coat contains hidden front pockets, a notched collar and hidden CF 5-button closure.
Worn with simple straight-fit cropped wool pant-- fly-front closure and side pockets.
Low v-neck Shetland wool sweater with contrast color jacquard design, bottom
portion has white angora yarn knit in, 1x1 finishes. Chest-piece worn beneath. Rib socks.

look 7 | Tight-fitting jersey turtle neck sweater knit in white wool,
then washed, and then dyed with onion skins.
Fully-fashioned with set-in sleeves. Chest-piece worn over top.
Baggy woven-wool pant with fly-front zip closure and hidden slit pockets.
... some sort of hand-painted quality.

look 8 | Oversized intarsia patterned sweater in black and white Shetland wool.
Jersey construction in sleeves with rounded shaping, 2x2 cuff this time.
Tucked into folk-embroidered/hand-beaded corset belt with hook closures down CF.
Worn with wool pencil skirt with CB slit and CF surface design. 1x1 knit high-socks too.

1 comment:

  1. Great sketches, with feeling. Design not bad either!