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…

Just Keep Swimming?

From watching War on Plastic with Hugh and Anita, I have been more aware about my use of single use plastics. What I didn’t know, was the extent of plastics in the sea and how they are entering our food chain. The Guardian have written a very interesting article on How Plastic Got into our…

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…

Our War on Plastic

From collecting mine and my flatmates single use plastics in a week I discovered that we accumulated a lot of plastics. We collected 73 pieces of single use plastics per week.  That’s 18.25 pieces per person. I sorted out all of these plastics in my room, and I was surrounded by them, as you will see below….

My War on Plastics

I would like to say that I am now a single-use plastic expert. Over these last few days I have been researching about how single-use plastics are having a real impact on the environment. Of course, there is still so much yet to know about the impact that plastics will actually have on the world…