In Reflection.

Its that time again. Another project coming to close. I can’t believe that three weeks have flown by just like that! Here are my reflections on this project. How have you applied your research to the concept? I have applied my concept to the research in a variety of ways. The main research that applies…

Remaking

Last week, I finally got round to making my blanket. I decided to only use fusing and sewing techniques as the weaving and knitting were too time consuming and were difficult to do. So one Friday morning and me in my pjs, decided to embark on the mammoth task. During the making of the final…

Testing Plastic Techniques

It has been a wild week of testing out plastic techniques in my room. Maybe its fumes, but I am actually really enjoying working with plastics. It has definitely got me out of my comfort zone but, also I feel really good about it too. Funky times. The research behind this project is about how…

Idea Update

My idea for this project is a quilt made out of the single use plastics that myself and my flatmates have collected in a week. It will be like a visual food diary. From watching the War on Plastic with Hugh and Anita, I have become more aware about my plastic consumption. I have become more…

Plastic Textile Techniques

I am back with a new blog post furthering my project of Rethinking/Redesigning. This is the second post in the series, so make sure you look at the first one, of which you can find here, which just gives you the background research for this. So for this project, we have to research a technique,…

To Rethink or Redesign?

Finally we have something to do! It is a little strange to be back at university but not really back. My room has become the studio and our flat has become the art school. However, I am so glad to be back in Edinburgh and starting my third year. How crazy! The first project of…