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 […]

Pillow Talk exhibiting at Uniqlo TATE LATES

Pillow Talk exhibiting at Uniqlo TATE LATES

I’m very excited to be part of the next Uniqlo Tate Late! on the 23rd February. My pillow made in 2016, will be shown alongside my mothers’ pillow as well as 58 other brilliant pillow artworks by women artists from the SLWA & the WAL. Uniqlo Tate Late Workshops – we’ll be on Level 2 in the […]

Fabricademy Week 8: Open Source Hardware – from fibres to fabrics

Fabricademy Week 8: Open Source Hardware – from fibres to fabrics

This class was based upon the open source hardware field and we focused on its potential in the area of textile. Our instructors this week were Mar Canet & Varvara Guljajeva. We looked at how we could enhance out of date machines for making textiles and how we might take advantage of fabricating digitally. We […]

Fabricademy Week 7 : The Textile Scaffold

Fabricademy Week 7 : The Textile Scaffold

The class this week focused on exploring techniques and applications of technical textiles in the industry and our Global Instructor was Anastasia Pistofidou. We were introduced to the idea of designing custom processes that need a set of tools, a few processes and a consistent workflow. We looked at applications and we experimented with many materials […]

Fabricademy Week 3: Circular open source fashion – Modular

Fabricademy Week 3: Circular open source fashion – Modular

This weeks subject of creating a modular pattern is something that I have always thought about using for waste textiles and making them into designs. I really enjoyed transforming the (pineapple) felt fabric, which I also chose for my final experiment, as well as incorporating both the positive and negative cut pattern into useable modular […]

In3dustry & Reshape.io Wearable Technology Awards Barcelona 2017

In3dustry & Reshape.io  Wearable Technology Awards Barcelona 2017

When I received an invite to In3dustry from my fellow Makerversity memeber Paul Sohi (me now being an alumni via Architecture for Humanity UK), all my textile-spidey senses said YES PLEASE! Or, claro que si. Paul works for AutoDesk, the “software company who makes software for people who make things”. He was one of the speakers […]