Location: colony -N, Neptune, Sol System. Year: 2291.
Working in the hydrogen mines is a hard task but with the blue swirling gases spinning past the windows it is not without its beauty. With pirates and rogues loitering in the dingy bars of the colony the head of mining operations dresses to stand out.
It is with her in mind that I designed the Vortex – N skirt:
The first step is to cut the pattern. I use the drop hole technique outlined in Pattern Magic by Tomoko Nakamichi:
I divide the paper block up into sections and cut them out to make the basis for the paper pattern:
The next step is to move onto the fabric …… watch this space!