Designing in a sustainable way is one of my main priorities.
The textile and fashion industries are often regarded as detrimental to the environment; they create copious amounts of waste and pollution each year.
I like to explore low impact methods of translating imagery onto fabrics to make timeless, unique, Read More...
Whilst looking at my own collection of scrap fabrics I began to feel a kind of guilt at the thought of designing more and more fabrics that almost inevitably end up in the ‘rag bag,’ or even worse, to landfill. I decided to turn my rag bag
The discarded patterns are digitally manipulated into bright, colourful kaleidoscopic designs; a kind of updated patchwork.
The use of ‘readymade’ patterns in my work is intended to show the abundance of fabric already present in th
The designs are then applied to ‘make at home kits.’ They start at simple covered buttons to bows to collars and finally to a full dress; something for everyone even the least confident of sewers.
The instructions and packaging are
By turning these designs into ‘make at home kits’ I want to encourage creativity and form a connection between garment and wearer, the process of making it themselves means the piece is unique to them and hopefully something they will treas
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