Category Archives: Textiles 1: Exploring Ideas

Second Module of my Degree Course

Assignment 5 – Stage 5: Sketchbook work

Whilst packing up my work for assessment I realised that I hadn’t logged my final sketchbook pages.  Though much of this has been seen before here I’m showing page presentation.   Advertisements

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The Last Supper – Ken & Julia Yonetani

This fascinating exhibition, at Hazelhurst Gallery & Arts Centre, features a 9 metre long table fully laden with crockery, cutlery, food and platters – all made from salt, including the table and supports. The husband and wife team spent four … Continue reading

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Exploring Ideas: Course Review

Overall Course Review I have spent around 15 months on this course and enjoyed covering a wide range of both practical and research exercises.  Looking back at the strengths, weaknesses and goals I originally outlined at this stage of my … Continue reading

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Assignment 5 – Review

Assignment Review: Can you see a clear line of progression from source material through to finished piece?  Was there enough information in your source material to stimulate your imagination and sustain your enthusiasm? Yes, I feel there is a clear … Continue reading

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Assignment 5 – Stage 6: The Final Piece

Synthesis. [sin-thuh-sis] noun, plural syn·the·ses [sin-thuh-seez] the combining of the constituent elements of separate material or abstract entities into a single or unified entity (opposed to analysis, ) the separating of any material or abstract entity into its constituent elements. … Continue reading

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Assignment 5 – Stage 6: Part 2

Adding Components Having practiced extensively on different thicknesses of fabric and adjusting the tension, circle size, density and threads accordingly, I started with the flower foot attachment on the sewing machine. Delighted by the results but devastated that the foot … Continue reading

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Assignment 5 – Stage 6: Part 1

Planning and making the main body of my project. I’ve chosen this drawing from Stage 3 as my initial rough template and rotated it by 180° as the weight of the piece feels more balanced in this format. I’ve tackled … Continue reading

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