What we’ve got and how we use it so effectively:Embroidery

An occasional round up of the fabulous facilities here at the School of Design in Bath UK

First off…

Embroidery and the fabulous ZSK INDUSTRIAL machines

Once hand skills have been mastered and projects discussed, induction into the industrial machines commences.

Louise has set the workshop up to go……

Joy has set up the domestic and specialist machines in the embroidery workshop.Here examples inspire development of techniques and processes

All kinds of projects can be completed on the domestic machines with inspiration,help and guidance
Students settle down to complete their work
and of course they occasionally need running repairs

Other machines include the Irish machine, the Cornelli, the Leather machine and the Tufter; each machine offering a different process to investigate

Come and see what they do and of course what you can do with them….

The Worshipful Company of Framework Knitters: Award Winner Natalie Kelly

Natalie Kelly (Third year student Textile Design for Fashion and Interior) wins the company award in recognition of the high standard achieved in a project related to the knitting industry.

Natalie will graduate alongside her contemporaries this June.The show is open to the public.You too are invited.
Come along and see a wealth of talent across all disciplines.
From 10th June 2017

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First Prize Winner in the Hand and Lock Open Category

Very many congratulations to alumni of Bath School of Art and Design Jacky Puzey on her well deserved win.
Jacky has been Queen Bee on our ZSK embroidery machines for a long time helping guide our students through the technical process of machine embroidery.We look forward to her lecture, about her career path,decision making and the future, to the students.

Jackie’s website.

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Sweet Rie.

embroidery artist
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(Rie Suzuki on the right)

Born in Yamagata, Japan, in 1984

She studied textile design at Bath school of Art and Design.
Especially practiced embroidery
which is not just decoration but also manipulation for fashion fabric.
After graduated from art school,
I had worked as an assistant textile designer at Issey Miyake for 7 months.
Now, I am working as embroidery designer with different kind of materials in Japan.

PATTERIE is combined word with patter(n) and Rie which is my name.
PATTERIE sounds like fall off with surprise or good news,
so I hope people would like to sleep down with joy to see and have my stuff.

Catching up with the truly lovely Rie Suzuki
Rie is showing her beautiful and sensitive embroidery.
Here you see her in her pop up shop.Every success Rie.

Rie will have a show in BARCELONA in Sept.Watch this space for more images

http://www.patterie.com/pineapple1/

http://patterie.blogspot.jp

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Helping them to make their minds up.

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The 1st year students have just finished their construction module and the results are really exciting.

Now they will decide which area of study they would like to specialise in.This is not irreversible;they assess what they are achieving after each module and if they find their skills are moving into other directions then we work towards a rethink!

Sharing skills

How lucky we have been to welcome Carol James from the U.S.A
With her boundless enthusiasm and wealth of knowledge Carol introduced the 1st year students to ancient textile techniques.
Using available and found materials the students adapted what they had to construct replicas and developments of these wonderful skills.

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Thank you Carol for your generous sharing of your craft.We enjoyed having you with us in the UK.