|Something a lot like this.|
But I've started to collect examples of fashions that reference quilting, or utilize it in ways that I think are really kind of great. One of the first times I remember noticing what I thought was an interesting use of patchwork in clothing construction was a skirt by Jay McCarroll.
|This isn't the exact skirt I liked, but close enough.|
I've found examples that run the gamut from affordable to high end - Louise Hedley is a designer who sells her clothes on etsy whose work is really interesting - and around $100 a dress.
This Cynthia Rowley dress refers to a string quilt pattern in the dye/print pattern:
This Jean Paul Gaultier skirt borrows from a boro tradition:
|Jean Paul Gaultier|
A designer that I've just run across recently is Reet Aus, whose work has eco-political roots.
Another new (to me) designer is Carleen: