Sunday, March 25, 2012

First Project .... done.

The first step to designing is learning how to put clothes together. Our students must take Fashion 130: Construction.

Here are some of my construction students, proudly holding the 'child's dress' they sew as a first project.



The dress is no a small feat; they learn how to do the following:
Hong kong, clean finish and overlocked seam finishes
Zipper
Facing
Collar
Puffed sleeves
Yoke with gathered skirt
Elastic casings
Machine-Stitched Hems.

Thursday, March 1, 2012

Now.. some color


And so... now for some color.
Again, the sunset over the Pacific in the distance.




Black and White


Sometimes, in a world of color, there is nothing more intriguing than black and white.

Here are a few shots of black and white 'ish..