Dying from Dyeing

Dyeing is a time intensive task. Many hours dying from dyeing with Hope has led to this post being written. I know its an exaggeration, but here are my tips to make the process as easy and stress free as possible. These tips are specifically for cold water dyeing. 1. Be organised and keep a…

Forecasting Foresights

Trends are very difficult to define. I find they mean individual things to everyone. According to Google, a trend is a general direction in which something is developing or changing. To me, a trend is a style that you create which can vary from fashion, interiors or creating an atmosphere. This trend was based off…

Zines

For the zine project, my inspiration came from my personal experience of suicide in my family. This unfortunate circumstance has resonated in me since, hence why it was the inspiration for this project. From studying about zines, I now understand that they are a quick form of publishing to get a strong message across. I…

Culture Clash

This was our first group project since starting at Edinburgh University. I thought it was timed perfectly since we all knew each other really well at this point and had something distinctive and individual to add to this project. Our project was simple, design a collection of interior textile samples for a commercial purpose. As…

Summer Florals

Florals is one of the things every textile designer has to do at one point. I tried to avoid doing flowers for as long as possible in textile designs as I feel they are overused. However, they are always in fashion, so there will always be a need for them. This entire project was inspired…

Textures of Arthur’s Seat

This project came about as a result of my Creative Books Work course. The brief was to create an artists book inspired by Maps, hence the MapBook project title. My inspiration for this project came from a regular walk I did near Arthur’s Seat and for a long time, I wanted to do a project…