Zero Waste is a sustainable way of designing clothes. Using this technique you can create styles that generate little or no textile waste in their production.  

What is Zero Waste?

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Why do it?

Save resources and reduce waste. Conventional garment production generates an average of 15-20% textile waste during production. Adopting a Zero Waste design technique reduces textile waste and the demand on natural resources. Besides, Zero Waste is a perfect strategy for creating minimalistic but interesting styles, because you need to solve things in new ways in order to use all the fabric.

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Create a jigsaw puzzle. There are various approaches to making a Zero Waste garment, the only rule is that there should be no waste in the production. I have chosen a method called Jigsaw Puzzle. This involves fitting all the pattern pieces on the fabric like a puzzle, so the entire width and length of the fabric is used.

How to do it?

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In this video you can see that every pattern piece is a part of the final garment.