Who made my clothes? Online course – WeeK 1

Who made my clothes? Online course – WeeK 1

This week I started the online course from platform Future Learn called Who made my Clothes? It is being run by the University of Exeter in collaboration with the Fashion Revolution organisation. I was really looking forward to reading the discussion and contributing to it. So far some great input! One of the first great […]

Shape Looms Kit on Etsy!

Shape Looms Kit on Etsy!

Launched at Maker Faire UK 2018 Shape Looms are fun and easy to use. They are small and designed to weave and embroider through. About the Kit & project: I designed & lasercut the frames, which were made by upcycling offcuts of wood. The fabric, thread & ribbon was sourced in Barcelona. Buy the Shape […]

Fabricademy Final Project – Textile Bioplastic composite – Samples

Fabricademy Final Project – Textile Bioplastic composite – Samples

Fabricademy Final Project – Main Fabricademy Final Project – Textile Bioplastic composite – Fabricks Layered Fabric Composites My initial task was to mill the samples created in the Week Textile Scaffo, so to carry on from where I left off, I chose a design I made for a 3D printed mould and used the same form […]

Fabricademy Final Design – Future project ideas

Fabricademy Final Design – Future project ideas

Fabricademy Final Project – Main Fabricademy Final Project – Final Design & Learning outcomes Phase 2: Electronics Integration Future systems & machines A dedicated mixer for the bio-binder and textile waste A bead/tube rolling machine An existing of new machine shred the textile waste Dedicated space for textile sorting/storing Dedicated space integrated with oven and water […]

Fabricademy Final Project – Bioplastics – Other Recipes

Fabricademy Final Project – Bioplastics – Other Recipes

Fabricademy Final Project – Main << Fabricademy Final Project – Bioplastics: Agar < Fabricademy Final Project – Bioplastics: Cornstarch Other Recipes and failures I had many bioplastic failures leading up to my selection of the cornstarch mixture that I chose for the final bioplastic to mix with the waste textiles. If you would like to know […]

Fabricademy Final Project – Bioplastics – Cornstarch

Fabricademy Final Project – Bioplastics – Cornstarch

Fabricademy Final Project – Main Fabricademy Final Project – Bioplastics: Agar Fabricademy Final Project – Bioplastics: Other Recipies  Here is a slide show of Tests I made using Cornstarch plus other ingredients throughout my final project. If you would like to know more about my research, results and look at more more visuals, please find […]