The making skills started yesterday.Manipulation through macrame.
Macramé or macrame is a form of textile-making using knotting rather than weaving or knitting. Its primary knots are the square knot and forms of “hitching”: full hitch and double half hitches.
Alumni Cheryl,seen here on the right,has always been her own person.
Never a person to waiver from her creative goals she was always the one to arrive in the studio with fantastic creations she had toiled over all night.
Cheryl is busy creating her amusing yet seductive avante garde garments in Bristol right now.That’s if she is not seeking inspiration from across the globe,last stop on her mission was a fascinating journey through India.
Image by Mark Dolman
In 2013, as part of our ongoing commitment to showing exceptional work to a greater audience, we took student work to TENT, in Brick lane,which is part of London Design Festival.
Everyone benefited greatly from the exposure and enjoyed showing,and talking about, their work.
Engaging with the public and rubbing shoulders with professional, established designers helps the recent graduate to gain confidence and bolsters a pride in their work.
All good stuff.
Colour is an integral part of studio practise. Here Sian is extensively researching into fibre, fabrics and the reaction to both organic and chemical colouring.
Graduate Tabitha Cottrell always displayed her ideas and inspiration in an inspiring way in her studio space and she didn’t disappoint when it came to displaying her work in the end of year show. Here is an image of the backdrop to her handmade animals.
You can see a little hedgehog in this photograph
Constructed figures based on animal inspiration.
One of the many characters from Clara’s Kelly’s fantasy world produced for her degree show.These delightful pieces went on to decorate Selvedge magazine’s shop window.