Looks like pleats and ruffles
Woven leather could be a nice idea for some fantasy armour
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Unusual weaving technique- love the mix of leather and chain too.
Must try this with felt!!!
January 15- I like this weaving of fabrics with the leather edging because it looks futuristic.
Quilted Leather Vest with padded patterns - contemporary quilting techniques; fabric manipulation; quilted fashion // Josh Goot
Fabric Manipulation using exposed seams for pattern & texture; sewing idea; textiles; fashion detail // Cedric Charlier