Mather grew up with a mother who's motto was,
"why buy it if you can make it".
Now she is a mother who is passing on the
same idea to her daughter, and spreading the
word that clothes can be made into what you
want them to be. Having sewn since she was
a little girl with a unique sense of style
it was only natural that she would redesign
her clothing into what she wanted to wear.
time to take a new look at clothes, clothing,
styles, what it means to have new clothes,
and what exactly is new, remade, or redesigned.
Clothing is made for the masses, but the masses
is not you. . .each person is unique and has
their own sense of style and preference about
how clothes ought to feel. Clothes have also
been produced again and again and have ultimately
become a mass. Once upon a time it was valuable
to even own a couple changes of clothes, but
now we have wardrobes full of clothes that
are barely worn. Straight up, we've got enough
clothes. So, how to we wear them when we don't
really like them? Or they don't fit right?
Or they have lost their flavor?
about Adapting them? Maybe it's a simple cut
and sew, or maybe it's a complete makeover.
. .use the fabric to make something else entirely.
Those old favorite jeans with the holes? the
sweaters? Patching can be fun and creative,
beyond practical. . .all of a sudden you have
new pants, or a sweater. . .and they have
style! Anything is possible with clothes.
. .fun, creativity and practicality all in
by Anna has grown out of these thoughts. .
.from my wardrobe to yours. . . .sewing changes
on you by taking old and making new.