The beautiful and curious Japanese book Pattern Magic 2 has taken it's hold of me. I absolutely love the whole process of working from this book. From drafting the patterns to the exploration of shape to seeing the finished piece it is truly a wonderful journey.
This is Wearing a Triangle and it really is a triangle with arms. Four panels make the piece.
It is art and clothing in one.
Modeled by my good friend Kyoko.
I'm already onto the next one- Twist Turn Top made with unusual and brilliant pattern pieces.
The object of my desire:
Thank goodness it's been translated. Not so with the present I received today from my model- the book Drape Drape 2 :
Studying up on written Japanese tonight.