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silver linings//cumulonimbus skirt

Back in year 9 for a high school textiles assignment, I made a skirt (and I quote myself) “to capture and incorporate the ‘fluffiness’ of the cumulonimbus and cumulus clouds…The silver sequinned trim on the waistband represents and enhances the “silver lining”, hence the theme – every cloud has a silver lining.” 123 more words


SPINE: The book is done!

The book is done and here are the pics of the finished project.

There is a limited edition of 12 handmade books on rag paper and each is covered with a textile I designed. 67 more words


The Society of Dyers and Colourists

The Society of Dyers and Colourists is the second of 3 projects we have had this semester. This year our theme was ‘Buy Less, Choose Well’. 218 more words



Here are some images of my favorite pieces of work from my FMP sketchbook so far. I am continuing to develop different techniques for fabric manipulation that I am eventually going to develop into 3 jackets. 27 more words


here it goes...

Everything I sew is sewn on this 1935 Singer Featherweight. It is an amazing and good looking little sewing machine.


Oeko-Tex Creates Made In Green Label

Fashion companies have a new tool to let consumers know about their sustainable products and practices.

Oeko-Tex, which has been certifying textile manufacturing methods for 20 years, has introduced a Made in Green by Oeko-Tex, a traceable product label that allows for communication throughout the supply chain to the end user. 115 more words



Probably one of the most recognised designers of the 1960’s, Italian-born French designer Pierre Cardin produced many unique and unusual designs. To me, Cardin’s work is all about shape, simple shapes that have been utilised, accompanied by simple block colours. 312 more words