Presentation of samples

Presentation of samples

I’ve probably put myself under more stress than necessary by sewing my samples taught around some thick card stock – I’ve done this for samples outside of the course so I automatically did the same here. I do think it looks nice though, and once I...
Project 2, Stage 5 Sample

Project 2, Stage 5 Sample

Since I do have time in my 2-month-per-Project scheme, I decided to do a sample with the filling stitches. I really wanted to play around with the stone circles I sketched back in June. These came from a mini roundabout in my town. I really liked how just by putting...
Project 2, Stage 5

Project 2, Stage 5

Firstly, I did some freehand machine embroidery – lots of fun! I took some inspiration from some of project 1s exercises. Its really hard to go in straight lines so I think the best way is to embrace the sketchy nature of machine embroidery – the circles...
Project 2, Stage 3

Project 2, Stage 3

I chose this image from my sketches because I found it sufficiently varies with thick and thin lines with curves, straight lines, broken lines and crossing. and heres the completed sample – I think I could have explored some filling stitches early but perhaps...
Research Point – V&A Exhibition

Research Point – V&A Exhibition

A picture in the V&A magazine wowed me recently and made me want to see the Heatherwick Studio, Designing the Extraordinary Exhibition in the V&A. My fiancé and I managed to go yesterday on a jam packed day out in London. You can see the original picture and...