Category Archives: Drape Drape

Cape from Drape Drape No. 2 – If I knew you were coming, I’d have made a cape.

I finally got round to taking photos of the Drape Drape No. 2 Cape which I made waaaay back in December. Some are doubled up but that’s 14 pieces of fabric right there. It was a bit of a puzzle … Continue reading

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Drape Drape Cape (Fear)

This will be just a quick post on this blasted top. I don’t deal well with instructions and prefer to just get on with things and see how they turn out. But, oh my days! Not since the Cynthia Rowley … Continue reading

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Hips, don’t lie. (aka Drape Drape 2 No. 2 One-piece Side Drape Top)

 I don’t know what made me buy this fabric. Apart from the animal print, it’s unlike most of the stuff I’ve made or bought. I stood in the shop debating the respective merits of more conventional leopard print and this … Continue reading

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Colouring outside the lines – aka No.1 Loose Drape Top. Drape Drape Book 1

This top is actually my third Drape Drape project. I posted earlier that I wanted to move away from so much black and white in my wardrobe so the natural alternative was animal print. I have a bit of a … Continue reading

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Books, books, books.

After getting stuck into Book 2, I went out looking for the first one. Three trips to Charing Cross later and no luck. I know, I know I could’ve just ordered it online but I’d heard the second one was … Continue reading

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Asymetrical Top. Drape Drape 2, no.4 (aka Walk the Line)

So, after much deliberation I opted to make this my first Drape Drape project. I’d seen quite a few of these made already, it seemed pretty straightforward and, for a change, it looked like something I could actually get a … Continue reading

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Adventures in Drape Drape and Drape Drape 2.

A few months ago I helped a friend workshop her one-woman play. As a thank you, she very generously sent me a book voucher so I went out and bought Hisako Sato’s beautiful pattern book, Drape Drape 2. About a … Continue reading

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