Making the Katsura Shadows Shift Dress

Once the fabric has been digitally printed it goes through many processes, layering of fabrics and being needle-punched to combine them.

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Hexagons are cut from the needle-punched fabric and assembled on a backing cloth, hexagons sized to precisely fit the pattern.

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The patchwork of hexagons are then stitched in place through a top layer which is cut back to reveal the needle-punched fabric.

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The finished Katsura Shadows Shift Dress.

All photographs by Gill Hewitt.

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