After a few sketches to get my ideas out of my head, I needed to see how the fabric behaves when it’s on the body. Gladly I found two rags brought with us from the Philippines that I could use to do some draping. Unlike my previous experience in draping, pleating isn’t as easy with quite a thick fabric. However, it wins on volume, so I knew I had to utilize that. It wasn’t easy when I don’t have a large enough fabric to make initial draping ideas. Even more challenging is I’m working with a fixed length and width that I can not cut. So here are some of the first results on my draping attempt