Radical Self-Reliance: Bamboo shoot-inspired dress

April 9, 2013 at 11:22 pm
only the small bamboo shoot dress

Inspired by yesterdays post on Neo Dia, I remembered an origami folded top from Tomoko Nakamichi’s Pattern Magic.  I featured another top of hers: Wearing a Square.  Turns out Lisa from Only the Small Things (who did the Mustard Hoodie) also came up with a stellar dress using this technique.  Really, really cool.  

Radical Self Reliance: Wearing a Square (Tomoko Nakamichi’s Pattern Magic 2)

February 15, 2013 at 2:22 pm
Pattern Magic- Wearing a Square by urbandon 1

Inspired by Lisa Shahno’s work earlier this week, I remembered that there are some batty geometrically flavoured patterns in the Pattern Magic series by Tomoko Nakamichi.  The Wearing a Square pattern is one of the more wearable items in the books as well as one of the simplest.  It can be made from a variety of fabrics including stiffer material making it look more like a business jacket, drapey jersey, and atypical metallic blends. The […]