It takes me approximately 10 hours to knit a hat from start to finish. This includes washing, (not including drying) tying in the ends and making a pom pom for the top. It’s got me thinking about hand manufacturing and the costs/time/impacts associated. I knit these hats with 3 needles, completely by hand, it’s notContinue reading “Hand Manufacturing, Value + Conscious Design”
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A long silence….
Half a year later, a new location and a new job, a lot has changed…. Now living back on mainland Scotland, I miss home a lot I am also loving the new adventures which are widening my learning experiences as well as broadening my design skills. More to follow soon, but for now, here areContinue reading “A long silence….”
Northern Edge Collection Photoshoot
I managed to do a photo shoot in the Reid Building at Glasgow School of Art before our final submission and fashion show. It was really good to see the collection all together and see how things worked together. My collection, consisted of six looks, all made from my handwoven fabrics and used a combinationContinue reading “Northern Edge Collection Photoshoot”
Update Part two…..
As promised, here is the next update of what I’ve been up to lately: After I wove a couple of different heavy weight warps for my jacket ideas which I showed in my last blog, (Weaving and more weaving…) I thought that it would be good to do some lighter weight fabrics which could be usedContinue reading “Update Part two…..”
Weaving and more weaving…..
The last time I blogged I had started to create artworks for taking ideas into sampling….which was back in November. This year in Glasgow has gone so quickly and its somehow it’s May already! I have just handed in my work for the stage two assessment….which means the third and final stage of my mastersContinue reading “Weaving and more weaving…..”
A Contemporary Shetland Tweed….
Two out of three of my finished samples for ASF Shetland have now been taken off the loom and have been washed and pressed. It’s a great feeling to see a finish piece of fabric! The last sample is about half way through but I ran out of one of the weft yarn colour andContinue reading “A Contemporary Shetland Tweed….”