For the final IPM2016 contest it’s RTW Copycat which asks us to be ‘inspired by a RTW (ready to wear) image and recreate that look using indie patterns. Your image might be from the catwalk, a magazine or a shop brochure‘.
My inspiration comes from Sweaty Betty’s cycling collection and I’m reacreating the look with two patterns from Fehr Trade:
And it just so happens that making sportswear was on my New Year’s resolution list hurrah! Making my own cycling gear felt like a huge achievement and I’m supper pleased with the final result. My entry for IMP2016 contest is over on TMS blog and it has a lot more details about fabric, sewing etc.