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 Project – Textile Waste – Sourcing & Collecting

Fabricademy Final Project – Textile Waste – Sourcing & Collecting

Fabricademy Final Project – Main Fabricademy Final Project – Textile Waste –  Processing Textiles Sourcing Waste Textiles from textile suppliers My initial searches for textile waste started with the network I had. I planned to connect to a few local contacts working in Textile Supply & Distribution, whose business is importing and exporting all kinds of […]

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 Week 12: Skin electronics

Fabricademy Week 12: Skin electronics

One of the stragest but most fascinating topics of the course was the skin electronics lecture. Using applications and processes from the Etextiles and soft robotcs classes, I created a soilicone mask with a series of LEDs in, all connected by a conductive thread on the outer layer. Check out my development processes, the original […]

Fabricademy Week 11: Soft Robotics

Fabricademy Week 11: Soft Robotics

This weeks’ subject was (in a way) a continuation of the concept of integrated technology for our textiles, except in the unusual and ever expanding form of Soft Robotics. Our Global Instructor was Professor Lily Chambers, who gave us a wonderful lecture of the history, nature and development of soft robotic ideas in her own research […]

Fabricademy Week 10: Implications and Applications

Fabricademy Week 10: Implications and Applications

A goal of mine for this Fabricademy course was to work on a project which used waste Textiles. This weeks assignment has led me to look into the reason behind my future project, my intentions and how I might be able to achieve it in the short & long term Below is the class ouitlina […]