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 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 7 : The Textile Scaffold – Knitted Fabric formation with concrete

Fabricademy Week 7 : The Textile Scaffold – Knitted Fabric formation with concrete

Knitted Fabric formation with concrete Part 1 – Concrete with knitting impressions Part 2 – Removing the knitted casing Part 3 – Other Concrete fabric formations Part 1 – Concrete with knitting impressions One of my favourite concept was the concrete with the knitting impression in it. I set about using some previous hand knitted […]

Fabricademy: Week 6: Computational Couture

Fabricademy: Week 6: Computational Couture

Our tutor this week was Aldo Sollazzo who is a computational expert, Head of IAAC Visiting Programmes  and director and coordinator of RESHAPE – a digital craft community and a platform for the development and implementation of innovative ideas from the world of digital design and fabrication. Computational Couture Disciplines as programming and electronics become highly interconnected, […]

Fabricademy: Week 5: eTextiles & sensors : Assignment 2

Assignment 2: ATtiny Circuit Just to give a quick intro about what teh week was about, here is a review below from the documentation on Assignment 1. This class focused on exploring how we can produce soft circuits and sensors, to embed them into garments and wearables, using soft circuits and soft actuators. We will start […]