008- Kiabi Windbreaker
Open Source - Zero Waste - Digital Sewing kit
Limited edition collaboration
This zero waste windbreaker is the result of a collaboration between the KIABI design teams and Mylène L’Orguilloux, co-founder of ZWDO Collective. As a first zero waste exploration, Kiabi distributed this windbreaker in limited edition from 2021 April 9th.
Share information to augment the impact
To augment the impact of this pattern development, KIABI agreed to share the technical information publicly so both individuals and organizations can reuse the optimization work for future windbreaker productions.
Home sewing adaptations
As part of ZWDO Collective, Mylène L’Orguilloux - initially in charge of the DIY development - decided to make the most of the collective pedagogy skills to adapt the industrial version into a version accessible to home-makers, that provide pedagogy, size inclusivity and language accessibility.
do it yourself !
OPEN SOURCE RESOURCE
This resource is open source (free to use) and protected by the Creative commons licence BY-ND.
The Ø Waste Windbreaker is a versatile, reversible, easy fitting garment that is suitable for any body. I
t has a stand-up collar, with a centre front half zipper, elasticated wrists and hem and a front central pocket that is great for storing your phone or keys or dog treats.
This sewing pattern is suitable for advanced/confident sewers and above.
It comes with comes with a step-by-step illustrated set of instructions in English.
The garment pattern has been developed so that it fits a range of body types, shapes and sizes, regardless of gender. If you like the windbreaker - make it!
Nota Bene : for the time being 5 sizes are available to test. We are seeking community feedback before going further in the development of a wider size range.