This is a work-in progress post, which I am keeping published as I work on it.
- About 150 items over time, maybe made over the course of 5-8 years. (So that the cost of the sewing machine goes to <$1/garment with use.) ⁃ Most things mix and match with anything else. ⁃ Layerable for different weather conditions, moods, circumstances. ⁃ Easy to care for - hand or machine washable, nothing requires regular dry-cleaning. ⁃ Natural fabrics like cotton, cotton canvas, linen, wool, tencel, silk, raw silk (silk noil), hemp, and blends of those. ⁃ Play with sheerness, transparency, translucency, color. ⁃ Mostly androgynous or subtle/simple, to fit my personal style. ⁃ Of a quality level and aesthetic similar to the slow fashion-ish brands I’m interested in.
Things I don’t want to make (or exclusively make): vintage jeans, hats, shoes/sandals, knit sweaters, socks, bras, underwear.
Sailor Pants (Kamm-pant-like)
Ranger Pant (Kamm-pants-like - no side seam tapered leg)
Studio Pant, Flat Front + Elastic Back
Slim Pant, Elastic Waist
Wide Leg Pant, Elastic Waist
Super Wide Leg Pant, Elastic Waist
Dungarees - beaton Linen, Ilana Kohn
Short Sleeve button down
Long sleeve button down
Tank tops - Button front - Button back
Camisole - Vneck - Flat neck - Button front - linen, silk, velvet
Thick wool drop shoulder wide neck (21.5” tall, 25” pit to pit, dropped sleeves, gathering at bottom)
Undergarments / Swim
Scoop neck/back, side slit. (40” long, 1” wide straps, 8” front drop and 12” back drop)