Chances Taken

I thought that artists, writers, painters, musicians and even olympians were born with a special advantage. Something that makes them experts. After reading and watching documentaries I see the main difference is commitment and repetition over time.

The reason I haven’t sewn outside of design school was my fear that I can’t do it. So strange as I tackle all obstacles without a thought. I guess there is a pressure I put on myself that I procrastinate to the point of standing still. I am 32 years old and have purchased fabric and sewing equipment so many times and allowed them to carry dust.

Now I am helping my sister with her business I have decided that I have to begin. Her dog clothes are made from second hand garments purchased from local charity shops. They are deconstructed and reconstructed into sophisticated dog clothes.

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Practicing fashion sketches. So many drafts in the rubbish bin, but I just have to keep at it. Over and over again.

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Photoshoot for the JESmade Collection http://www.jesmade.com oh yes and my furry nephew Milo. Also our model 🙂

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Wardrobe change.

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Its not perfect, but I finally finished an entire harness.

 

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