How to start with a blank piece of paper and use it to craft your own clothing design?
You can’t really blame me.
In fact, I had my first design project a few years back and ended up using this same technique as my last project, a one-piece piece of fabric called the “Wearing Shirt”.
The Wearing Shirt was a one of a kind piece of clothing made by the textile designers at Bali’s Tungsten Institute of Technology.
The first prototype I made, for myself, was a pair of pants that I bought at a local boutique in Singapore.
I ended up choosing a dark grey fabric that was slightly softer than the white denim pants I usually wear, so the fabric was perfect for the shirt.
I had a few things going for me with the shirt: the fabric is incredibly soft, the fabric itself is relatively lightweight, and the shirt is super flattering.
However, one issue I had was the thickness of the fabric, which is one of the key reasons why it’s not as flattering as I had hoped.
As a result, the shirt did not fit well at all, especially when I was wearing a size smaller than my usual clothing size.
I decided to create a new design that would be much more flattering, so I decided I would try out a few different materials to try to make the shirt stretch a little more.
For this project, I used a soft, lightweight fabric called “Tungsten” for the top and “Tuff” for both the bottom of the shirt and pants.
Tungsten is a synthetic material made of silica and magnesium.
It’s one of my favourite fabrics to make garments out of.
Tuff is a softer material that is often used for clothing as well, and it’s made of the same mineral mixture.
This design, which was created in the form of a simple rectangle, was the first step in creating my first garment.
After that, I worked my way through more and more fabrics to create the shirt that I would wear to work every day.
You can check out the original design below.
I used Tungs and Tuff fabric for the entire shirt, but you can also use a similar fabric that’s slightly more stretchy.
When you have your first garment made, you can find the tutorial to learn how to make your own fabric online.
It is also possible to use a pattern to make it.
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