Category Archives: ASSIGNMENT 3

Tutor Report – Assignment 3

Tutor Report – my own reply to my tutor’s comments where applicable is in italics immediately after the paragraph or comment. Overall Comments  Jane it is evident from your work you have enjoyed this assignment and you demonstrate the beginnings … Continue reading

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Research point – craft-produced textiles in society

For this research exercise I am asked why craft-produced textiles maintain a place in our society and am asked to look to the internet or the reading list for my answer but this is one area of which I have … Continue reading

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Reflection on Project 6

Overall this has been a fascinating project to work on which produced some results I did not expect in particular with the three-dimensional sample. The course material asks some questions and I will list these and answer them directly. How … Continue reading

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Project 6: Stage 4 – Raised and structured surface textures

This stage was experimenting with various techniques that manipulate surface textures to achieve three-dimensional qualities and despite the course material stating these are all hand-techniques I have used a combination of machine and hand techniques in particular with the quilting … Continue reading

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Project 6: Stage 3 – Applied fabric techniques

This is where I breathed a slight sigh of relief as for the first time I had an idea of what I was doing!  I have a quilting background in the last few years and although no expert know the … Continue reading

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Project 6: Manipulating fabric – Stage 1 Preparation & Stage 2 Developing ideas

This project is all about manipulating fabric and this both fascinates and scares me – fascinates because of being able to use fabrics in different ways to how I have before and scares for the same reason! STAGE 1 – … Continue reading

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Research point – Diversity of style and design in textiles

At the beginning of Part 3 there is an interesting research point whereby the idea is to investigate the diversity of style and design in textiles that are available to the consumer. This is obviously a very broad subject that … Continue reading

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