Wild Two Piece: Toiles

Hi All,

I’ve been working on a pair of flared leggings and a crop top, both in leopard print jersey. I am living for this look, it’s pretty cool if I do say so myself. Sadly they’re not for me

I got working on the leggings first, trying out a few methods. The first one I found on 12th House Studios‘ blog which had pictorials with the instructions.

This one is effectively a “single flare” because when laid flat, it’s wide on one side of the leg not both (I’ll show you later on)

Here’s the result from her tutorial

I did end up taking it in at the front and back seams of the waist, also taking up the hem too (I went for this for the final garment). I like how dramatic the flare is here, it looks cool

I was happy with this one but I thought, why not try another method just to be sure

This one I call the double flare

They’re not as dramatic and I forgot to lengthen them so they are hit ankle length. Other than that these are cute IRL, maybe using a more floaty fabric would be better

Now quickly onto the crop top. I went simple and asked my client to hand over a crop top that fits her well, I did a toile for that too

Simple and cute

Finally the floor lay plans (I like doing these, you get the full picture without a model)

Single flare (from my Insta story)
Double flare

I hope my terminology makes sense now!

I’m working on the final garments at the moment, just the crop top to do. Can’t wait to see them in action!

Stay weird

Montana

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