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.
(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
From Fleece to Yarn via the dye bath and spinning wheel
Third year textile student Grace is perfecting the art of spinning bespoke yarn for the discerning designer or maker.Meet Grace at New Designers and place your order for your unique supply.
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!
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.
Thank you Carol for your generous sharing of your craft.We enjoyed having you with us in the UK.
With the construction module in full swing for the first years I’ve checked the archives to find images that show the ideas taken forward and developed into the third year.
Here Joanna Griffith developed her braid ideas and combined print with manipulation