DIY Summer Fashion Series: imagine/sketch/create (part one)

My first sketches for this idea

An idea takes form

out of a swirl of fabric

and a page of gemstones

Imagine a dress of

the lightest fabric

weighted by secret

flashes of bright stone


Click here for part 2!


8 Responses to DIY Summer Fashion Series: imagine/sketch/create (part one)

  1. Giselle says:

    thats a lovely sketch.. what say you if the skirt was a divided skirt in front but a normal skirt from behind..?interesting?

    i myself soemtiems draw some patterns.. but just very roughly..

  2. Cymbria says:

    Thank you! and yes, veeery interesting : ) A divided skirt would add even more movement.

    Do you ever turn those patterns into pieces?

  3. Giselle says:

    nopes.. never.. im not much into stitching/tailoring.. but i like designing.. and sometimes my very imaginative mind runs away with its own creativity πŸ˜‰ hehehe…later i myself cant believe from where and when i could have come up with something that i may have created!!!
    it would be lovely to make my patterns into real pieces and see someone wear them! .. aah.. wishful thinking…

  4. Cymbria says:

    You could always give it a whirl, just for fun. Nothing beats wearing a piece of your own imagination! It’s a surreal feeling to be able to turn an idea into an outfit. Plus, it’s the most authentic way to wear your heart on your sleeve lol

  5. These are great guidelines you have posted regarding job resumes. Professional people’s resumes are all different (as it is a representation of you professionally) so a resume sample only should be used to guide you in crafting it.

  6. Cymbria says:

    I completely agree Melisa. There are so many new ways of presenting yourself nowadays; it can be hard to narrow it down. A sample can serve as inspiration, but it’s up to each individual to tailor it for themselves.

    Golly, I think I just rephrased your comment instead of coming up with one of my own lol. And here I am touting all that’s “creative” ~ sigh ; )

    ps. Love the question/answer format of your site!

  7. The trouble comes when we try to fashion our success to the outside world’s specifications even though these are not the specifications drawn up in our own hearts. For whom are we succeeding, for ourselves or for somebody else? Success, if it is to be mea

  8. Cymbria says:

    So true Coy, we have the freedom to personalize so much in this culture, we may as well take advantage of it. Trends are really ‘the path of least resistance’ when it comes to personal style. We’ve got to have the guts to dig inside ourselves to find our identities, then have the confidence to wear it on the outside πŸ™‚

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