Prototype 2 – Toile (Part 2)

After Prototype 2 – Toile (Part 1)  post, I created a neoprene version for the design. I choose neoprene because the fabric will not fray and create a nice rough edge without adding any bulk to the the design. I actually tried pleating the back detail like an origami design. But after thinking a while……

HP China Print

First week of the semester, we already greeted by a collaboration from HP China Print. We are grouped to three of four people to create an extravagant gown or cocktail dress using their printed “Tyvek” fabric. Our group consist of three people which are Susan, Willa and me. I drafted the basic bustier block as…

Prototype 2 – Toile (Part 1)

After creating my 1st Prototype, I was thinking what else can I create using the zero waste technique. I have done skirt and tops pattern, but I would like to try other types of garment like an outerwear. This is the first trial of my outerwear design, it too simple and looks like a normal cardigan….

Rehabilitation Week

I am back !!! one week feel so short but I get to rest a lot during the past week. During my break, I found out what is the meaning by ” Inspiration is Everywhere”. Last month I went to the i Light Marina Bay event with my classmates. After walking around and seeing the…

Prototype 1

Here is the update after my Prototype 1 – Toile. I used neoprene for the sleeveless top and jersey for the skirt. I painted the fabric before cutting the pieces up so that the paints will end up randomly and give a more artsy feeling. After sewing up all the pieces, I think I need to…

Capsule Collection: Fabrication & Season

I am using a varieties of knit fabric. The color choice will be black because I will be using a glow in the dark paint draw on top of the fabric to create a contrasting look. The color combination will be more suitable as a Autumn/Winter Collection as the prediction from WGSN Trend Forecast.

Prototype 1 – Toile

I start my toile with a mini mannequin because I was trying to minimize fabric wastage since I was making “sustainable” design. I used an A4 paper to make the master plan. \I loved the outcome of my zero waste pattern but I faced a challenge when trying to resize the pattern into regular mannequin…

Capsule Collection: Sustainable Fashion

After my Early Sketches I was brainstorming really hard for my capsule collection and finally I have decided what to do with it! While I was trying out different techniques that I learn within this semester, I choose to do “Zero Waste” Design as my final decision for this Capsule Collection. But the first few weeks…

The Brand: Client Profile

#Confidence #Chic #Comfort   We targeted both men and women within range of 18 – 28 years old. From college students to young entrepreneur. They like to socialize, love and embrace their body figure, don’t care other people stare or opinion because they dress for themselves. We are a designer label producing ready-to-wear garments for…

Capsule Collection: Textile Manipulation

In my Capsule Collection Inspiration, I mentioned that I am going to play with paint for my design. I had few Dylon fabric paint from my previous assignment so I tried painting with some leftover fabrics. You are familiar picture above right? It from the Field Trip to Gillman Barracks. I was thinking what should I draw…

A/W Trend Report

We are very lucky because our college has provided an access to leading trend forecasting website WGSN (Worth Global Style Network). I was researching what is going on in the industries and I found few similarities between my capsule collection with the current trend. I found most similarities with “Dark Wonder -Strange Nature” forecast such…

Capsule Collection: Early Sketches

For the past few weeks, I have learned a lot design techniques as you seen in the previous post so I sketched few design for each techniques. In my post of Subtraction Cutting, I only did the technique for basic sleeveless top. I was curious how it would look like on a trouser block so…