23.11.15

I continued stitching my shirt together on Monday and I now only need to sew the zip and collar on. This is really exciting because I can now see what the outcome of my shirt is likely to be! Unfortunately when I stitched my scallop edge collar, it wasn’t as successful as I’d have hoped…

Pop, Minimalism and Conceptual art lecture

This lecture was on Pop, Minimalism, and Conceptual Art. This went straight over my head I’m afraid, in the lecture it was hard to understand the direct relevance to fashion through what was said about art. However, a lot of designers are influenced by pop art such as jeremy Scott who is the head designer…

9.11.15

Shirt project: Monday module I designed my shirt on Monday by looking at a standard shirt pattern and then making a minimum of 4 changes. I chose to change the standard shoulder to a strap shoulder, added a grey yoke to the front, elonged the back piece of the shirt, added grey and white stripes,…

16.11.15

In Monday’s module we started to stitch our shirt pieces together, this was exciting but scary because it was the first design we had created and produced for ourselves. I had a lot of pattern pieces and to make it easier I numbered them to help with the construction process. I’ve nearly finished sewing it…

Fashion and modernity

This weeks lecture was based on Fashion and modernity, and how society has been effected by it. Gill took a broad approach and spoke about a wide range of topics within modernity, this included how fashion was associated with the middle class and how capitalism has used clothing to separate from the lower classes. She…

Back from Reading week 2.11.15

Monday we made paper shirts out of the prints we created based on Firstsite, we traced off the standard pattern block on our printed paper and then we developed the design to make it conceptual towards our work. I cut away at the sleeve, added a contrasted pocket, used additional black paper for a 3D…

Pleasure and Pain Exhibition

During the half term, I caught up with the work I needed to and done the usual of seeing my friends and working. I also visited the Pleasure and Pain shoe Exhibition at the V&A museum in London. I usually visit the museum a few times a year because they have amazing exhibitions there, I…

Art and architecture lecture

This lecture was broadly based on architecture and the effects it has on society, it was explained and it became a lot easier to understand the relevance during the seminar. It explained how art and fashion are influenced by Architecture and how important it is to society. Architecture can be influenced by social and cultural…