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zip off peplum pencil skirt

Panelled Pencil Skirt with Zips and Removable Peplum

Aiste wearing her Black Watch tartan check panelled peplum pencil skirt she designed at college. The skirt has a central panel that can be unzipped and swapped for contrasting panels and the peplum is removable. The skirt was designed to a brief for sustainability allowing the wearer complete freedom to change colours and silhouette using minimal […]

proofed linen panelled zippy coat

Proofed Linen Quilted Coat

Maddison modeling Bess’s proofed linen coat (quilted with wool wadding) with wiggly eye epaulettes. Zipping in the panels and sleeves undo to reveal white proofed linen pleats. Fabric and Notions: Chartreuse proofed linen White proofed linen Wool wadding Black continuous zipping wiggly eye buttons Black cotton grosgrain Spot printed viscose acetate lining Cover buttons Pocket […]

cotton drill zippy twister skirt and wool gauze jersey hoody with ears

Cotton Drill Twister Skirt and Wool Mesh Hoody with Ears

Megan wears chartreuse cotton drill A-line skirt with a spiral zip inserted, worn with a grey wool mesh hoody top with ears, designed by Bess Fabrics and Notions: Skirt: Charteuse cotton drill White continuouse zipping Viscose acetate spot print lining (Inside zip) Black venezia lining Invisible zip Bias binding Black fold-over grosgrain binding Top: Wool […]

wool tweed double cloth zippy pinafore dress

Wool Tweed Zippy Dress No2

Kyra modelling the wool tweed zippy dress remake designed by Bess Fabrics and Notions: Laurent Garigue double sided wool tweed in charcoal and ivory Big spot poly satin Red continuous zipping with extra pullers Black fold-over grosgrain binding Self made wide bias binding Iron-on reinforced stay tape Iron-on stay tape Pattern: Bess’s own

wool and angora monster glove jumper and panelled wool zippy skirt

Angora Wool Mix Jumper and Zippy Dogtooth Wool Skirt

Megan (spinning) and Bronte (triptych)  modelling angora and wool mix jumper with red viscose jersey circle insert and monster gloves, and charcoal grey dogtooth worsted wool with zipped panels revealing printed silk habotai inserts. Fabrics and Notions: Jumper: Wool and angora stripe rib jersey Red viscose and elastane jersey (circle insert, covered buttons and glove […]

white grosgrain zippy panelled dress with sequinned yoke and red sateen inserts

White Grosgrain, Red Sateen and Black Sequin Zippy Dress

Bess wearing her posh white grosgrain and sequinned zippy dress, with red cotton sateen inserts. Bess has a bit of an obsession with zips Fabrics and Notions: White cotton and acetate grosgrain Black sequinned jersey Red cotton and poly stretch sateen Red continuous zipping Red piping Red bias binding (cut from sateen) Iron-on reinforced stabilising tape […]

wool tweed double cloth zippy dress

Tweed Double Cloth Zip Panelled Pinafore Dress

Bess in her prototype tweed dress she made for her final collection with six zips opening up the panels (the zips have extra pullers so can be undone in a multitude of ways for different silhouettes). Fabrics and Notions: Laurent Garigue double sided wool tweed in charcoal and ivory Big spot poly satin Black continuous […]