And the work continues, deconstructing the vintage items and breaking them down to a flat useable product.
Then matching up materials and setting up the best combination. Using these vintage, dead stock and reclaimed materials their is always a problem with color variations.
Lining up my own patterns on the used cloth materials and working with each individual cloth. Bringing out each used cloth own story by using the cloths own unique markings, wear, stamps, stains, repairs and patina.
In this case, here is one of those armed forces bags/canvas artifacts from the Korean war days. With a double reinforced leather bottom/boot. In the background is the start of a 2nd bag from the same original bag