Over Easter I was lucky enough to go to Prague for five days, The easter market was on so it was beautiful even if it was only 6 Degrees! Here are a few of my favourite photographs…
For part 2 we had to concentrate on embroidery for fashion. Carrying on with the theme we had created for ‘Cultural Identity’. For the foundations of my research I decided to go down the path of gender neutral/androgynous fashion. As the boundaries between the two sexes are being broken down, and gender fluidity now being something more … More Module 3: Design Process for Surface Design, Part 2 Fashion
For the first half of this module we had to design for Interiors. I loved the colours I had used in my initial drawings so I really wanted to incorporate vibrant and bright colour schemes into my final pieces. We had to make a repeating pattern, designing a 64cm x 34cm block that would be … More Module 3: Design Process for Surface Pattern, Part 1 Interiors
The theme we have been given for this module is cultural identity. So the concept for my designs this module is cityscapes, but not the famous skylines of London, New York or San Fransisco. For most people the skylines they see every day are the ones just outside their homes, on their way to work, or going … More Module 3: Design Process for Surface Design – Drawing
So for our hand in we had to produce some final pieces. Some had to be printed, some had to be embroidered, and some had to incorporate both techniques. These were my final pieces
So after watching a video on youtube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3p3-vl9VFYU) of Suzanne Lee, I decided to try her innovative approach to design and literally grow my own fabric. It was a little bizarre, here’s the instructions… Boil three green tea bags Add 100g of sugar Add 100ml of cider vinegar Then add kombucha – a kind of jelly … More Can You Grow Your Own Fabric?