|My rack before the show when I first turned it into the gallery.|
My senior project was designing textiles, something I have never done before! It was fun but surprisingly very expensive. I made a dress, skirt, tote bags, a clothespin bag, a hamper bag and a bunch of swatches (plus a swatch book.) The purpose wasn't fashion/style, it was about the application of illustrations and being able to directly interact/appreciate/utilize art on a daily basis. But I guess in a stylish way... So. Fashion too a little. The hardest part was finding a way to display it successfully, the second-hand store rack was a savior and with a couple coats of champagne gold spray paint, it was as good as new! My line was called "Over & Over."
|Me cheesing in front of my rack.|
Everything is coming to a close but I have so much to do before I finally graduate! Off to work on the finishing touches! xoxo
Pssst. Here are some in progress/up close pictures of my project!
|Left: Ended up with so many pins in the sleeve of my shirt while I was sewing. Right: In progress shot of the bodice of the clothespin dress.|
|The cloth tags that I safety pinned onto my dress, skirt, totes... etc.|
|After I cut my 76 page sample book at the guillotine at school, I was very excited.|