Conditions of Wear

Zero-Waste Pattern Cutting is a method which produces no off-cuts: the garment is created within the space of the fabric width. 

Each garment is designed strategically to consider using every piece of material cut from the fabric bolt.

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At the height of rapid consumer culture and fast fashion cycles, the fashion industry has been built on standardized processes. How can a shift towards more sustainable practices in the fashion industry take place for both consumers and designers? Current fashion design practices involve conventional patterns that contribute to 15% fabric waste at the cutting stage. Zero-Waste Pattern Cutting (ZWPC) is an alternative cutting technique that addresses material waste at the design stage in the garment life cycle.