End of year show

I originally started of being a dresser at the show, I was excited because I love being helpful and I wanted to be involved. One of the third years then approached me and asked if I was available to be an extra model, I was a bit sceptical as I’m on the curvier side. When…

Print

I love print designs and screen printing in my Wednesday textile support module. I have developed new skills and learn new techniques in order to develop my work such as researching adding multiple inks to the screen creating a marbling effect and using paper to block certain areas of the screen. I have really enjoyed…

Completed garment!

Last week I finally finished my top ready for the fashion show! I’m really proud of my top as it is wearable and features fashionable features such as fluted and elasticated sleeves. At the start of the project I didn’t enjoy it that much, I struggled with the drawing and translating conceptual ideas into wearable…

Areas to develop

By the start of the second year I would like to develop on the following areas: Photoshop Skills: I believe that I am good at Photoshop however I have not used it n a few months and therefore I will need to continue to use it over the summer. I also believe there is always…

Group Print

The As part of the fabric we are using for our garments, we were put into groups and we designed a screen to use for printing a design onto fabric. I had never produced any textiles or fashion work as a group so this was a new experience which I enjoyed as a collaborative piece….

Producing a garment

I am currently producing a garment which will be sent down the runway in our fashion show on the 20th of May! I designed the garment from my conceptual ideas which I then developed into wearable items of clothing and chose the garment I wanted to produce. I chose to design a top with elongated…

Time management

Time management is very important at university, we are expected to do as much work outside of uni as we do there. This means prioritising work and other commitments therefore I have produced a weekly plan of how I try to organise my time: My time plan varies each week depending how busy I am…

Personal development plan

As the first year of my course is coming to an end, I am going to write a development plan for my future and review how I think the year has gone. Why I chose the course: I chose to study at Colchester school of art because many fashion courses want the students to specialise…

Critical and contextual research: illustrated essay

As part of our course, we have to answer an essay question and submit around 2000 words in response. This is obviously daunting for a first year student as I have never written to great detail on anything since high school. However, I enjoy the theoretical side of the course and love learning about designers…

Fashion Feud Collar Project

This was the first time I have entered a fashion competition but I enjoyed it a lot more than I thought. My uni offered us the opportunity with the starter pack but anyone could request a pack! With the brief being so broad I thought it would be easy, I was wrong! The pack came…

Producing Print

I am a huge lover of print and since studying Fashion and textiles I’ve grown to appreciate it more. Everywhere I go I look for inspiration and mark making and I now understand the long process in creating it. Producing print is one of my favourite aspects of the course, even though it takes a…