sketch and describe - important to practise your sketches for textiles questions; some images to assist with necklines, shoulders and sleeves
fashionable once again to be able to repair or make your own clothes - Be cost effective and style conscious for 2018
Here is a link to a step-by-step guide to creating a classic spiral tie-dye shirt.
The next demonstration is for the STEM STITCH - used for outlines on a design. Begin with a backstitch, make even, slightly slanted stitches along an outline, working from right to left. Ensure to always keep the thread at the right of your needle (all steps are based on being right handed).
Third year students are currently working on their craft projects, combining hand embroidery with the sewing machine to showcase their design ideas, influenced by rugby, doughnuts, fire, peacock, and many more....some basic embroidery stitches are demonstrated here which the students are incorporating into their design & craft ideas. Firstly, a quick guide to 7 well tried and tested embroidery stitches with a jazz accompaniment...