Dear readers, do you recognize this pattern? No? Of course not! It is a modification of an existing pattern, the Colette Pattern Company and their Sencha blouse pattern. (Disclaimer: No affiliation with Colette Patterns) The Sencha blouse has a vintage 1940s vibe to it. Even though I avoid most clothing items which fit at the waist, I… Read More Do You Recognize this Pattern?
Hi readers, thank you for visiting! This is a brief post about a garment which is a wardrobe staple in the South Asian countries of Pakistan and India. Today, these two nations are among the very few countries where ancient garb is still worn on a practical, daily basis. The kurta is a tunic worn over pants (the shalwar and other bottom… Read More The Kurta: A Wardrobe Staple of the Mysterious East