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Product Design and Technology Textiles

This year students from Mentone Girls and Sandringham College came together at the Beaumaris Campus to create an Alliance of Excellence.
One of the classes was units 1 and 2, Product Design and Technology, Textiles. 40 more words

Sandringham Senior

New Artist - Michelle Guest


I have found a new ARTIST that I think deserves a mention – Michelle Guest a textile artist exploring weaving using 4 selvedge method  and woven tapestry.  99 more words


Shibori Shibori Shibori!

I have a new obsession: shibori, Japanese inidgo dyeing technique.

I’ve been thinking about trying this out for ages, with some vague idea of using the dyed fabric to reupholster our office chairs or armchair. 388 more words

the power of stitch - - - - - - - - - - -

-hand sewing/hand stitching/hand embellishment-

Once you’re in the rhythm and confident in the design and direction, I find that the motion of pulling a needle and thread through fabric is so therapeutic. 152 more words


Cameron-Anne Mason

Playing around with the different materials I found I really enjoyed using inks in creating my initial samples. I particularly loved how using inks was neither difficult (infact it was really easy), nor did it have to be applied onto fabrics in a neat manner to leave a beautiful coloured surface. 273 more words

A Level

Knit and Stitch Show 2014: Fashion

The first of 3 fashion based posts from The Alexander Palace Knit and Stitch show 2014.

Celia Stanley:

This is so smart and pretty, it caught my eye because its an old fashioned garment, with an unusual twist, and I just really like the natrual feel of it. 74 more words