Nature Designing: Starting with Biomimetics

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Sustainability is no longer accepted blindly, and the word green has become questionable as companies have “green washed” us. What claims to be “green” is not quite what they led us to believe. “Eco-friendly” is just a convenient slogan. 1 million tonnes of fabric waste ends up in landfills each year. Right now, fashion manufacturers … Continue reading

Burberry Prorsum Autumn/Winter 2012: VIDEO

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  As fashion shows are entering the digital world, more of the general public can see live streams! This show may not be live, but this is great, high quality, that you want to see. To see the video, click here.  

I made a “Fancy Schmancy Jacket”

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For my advanced pattern class last semester here at Stout, we had to make a fully lined, fitted, suit jacket for ourselves. It took one month to make. From the multiple  muslin fittings to the construction, I cannot say I feel deeply inclined to ever make one again. One month is the bare minimum to … Continue reading

Little Red Dress

How does working with a sheer, slippery fabric sound for a first time sewer? Well, an avid sewer in quirky little crafts, I was never experienced with fashion fabric. Chiffon has always been a dream of mine, and I made it into a dress. Somehow, I am going to Dallas Career Day this spring to … Continue reading