Work Experience: Ashley Wilde

Tuesday 18th – Friday 21st April 2017 So I have just finished my work experience placement at Ashley Wilde this week. It was really insightful as I have never understood the textile design process. I was at the company for four days and the people there were so friendly and willing to answer my questions….

Leicester Cathedral

I visited Leicester Cathedral about two weeks ago. This cathedral was beautiful, with stunning stained glass windows and the grave of Richard III. I visited the cathedral as I saw the Richard III exhibition and then wanted to see the grave in the cathedral. The cathedral was created with English Gothic architecture and links back…

Fabric Manipulation

Fabric manipulation is one of the hardest techniques I have ever done. I find I like the outcome of the technique but not the process. It is a very fiddly technique and you have to be very patient. I have been investigating this technique because I want to use it as part of my architecture…

Quilting: Sandra Meech

I recently studied Sandra Meech as part of my Architecture project. I love her work as she uses quilting, a technique I had never done before. I love the way she collages images together and overlaps them. This is very topical to my Architecture project as I am now looking at architectural features and materials,…

Concertina‚Äč Sketchbooks

This presentational technique is perfect to show flow. I first did this as part of my observationals for my architecture project. I was inspired by this concertina street by Polly Fern as you can see how the buildings flow and create a whole street when expanded. My school and the Barbican Centre were the subjects…