Hey mates. I had someone ask me the other day about creating a playlist with the artists that are the inspiration behind my pattern names. And that was all the encouragement I needed to write this blog post. I'll take any excuse to talk about my favourite music.
For context, I name my sewing patterns after musicians that I love/listened to during the pattern making process (the older patterns are named after suburbs I've lived in/spent a lot of time in).
So if you're into rock, grunge, metal, prog - anything dirty, sometimes heavy, sometimes soft, melodic, industrial and a bit bleak at times- you're in the right spot.
Here's my Spotify playlist!
I've picked 5 songs for each artist and man it was tough to narrow it down.
And here's a list of the pattern names and their namesake if you heard some tunes you liked and wanted to go down a musical discovery spiral of your own.
Akerfeldt Coat - Mikael Åkerfeldt, vocalist/guitarist and primary songwriter for Opeth.
Buckley Tote - Jeff Buckley, singer/songwriter
Cornell Shirt - Chris Cornell, singer/songwriter for Soundgarden, Audioslave
Duplantier Dress - Joe Duplantier, vocalist/guitarist for Gojira
Homme Wrap (soon to be released) - Josh Homme, vocalist/guitarist for Queens of the Stone Age
Maynard Dress (taken down for now) - Maynard James Keenan, vocalist for Tool, A Perfect Circle and Puscifer
Page Dress - Jimmy Page, guitarist for Led Zeppelin
Reznor Skirt - Trent Reznor, vocalist/instrumentals/songwriter for Nine Inch Nails
Sanders Button Up - Troy Sanders, bassist/vocals for Mastodon
Smith Hoodie - Robert Smith, lead singer/guitarist/primary songwriter for The Cure
Staley Top - Layne Staley, vocalist for Alice in Chains
Steele Pinafore - Peter Steele, vocalist/bassist/composer for Type O Negative
Weiland Tank - Scott Weiland, vocalist for Stone Temple Pilots
Enjoy some bangers while you sew. Would love to know if you have a listen while you make any of my patterns! Would make my bloody day.