This research point was to look at a textiles piece from the home which held significance or interest for you. I examined my uniform hat a lot closer. I’ve worn this thousands of times and never really looked at it properly so this was quite refreshing. I realised for the first time that the main badge has a significant amount of what must be hand-embroidery – a lot of work has gone into it!

Kim Debling is a Hampshire, UK based designer and Director of her own company Kestrel Design Ltd. She is mum to Rose and Harvey and wife to her best friend Steve. ¬†She’s fighting off Stage 4 Lymphoma and sharing her story along the way, mainly via YouTube. Kim is passionate about being happy, mental wellbeing and in particular art and creative pursuits as therapy during tough times. She teaches online at Udemy, has published books and has art and printables available for sale.

Project 3 Research Point was last modified: April 30th, 2015 by Kim Debling