Wednesday, 8 May 2013

AS Textiles Final Exam

First of all, I'm sorry for my absence recently. The reason for my lack of blogging is my textiles and art exams that have been going on this week. I've had piles of coursework to get through and exams to prepare for. Luckily, today I finished my textiles exam (yay!) which feels like such a relief. It was an 8 hour exam (actually quite a short time when you have a whole garment to make) over 2 days. I thought I'd show you my final piece and see what you all thought. Originally, all the fabrics were seperate (so I dyed the blue fabric and layered the black pvc over the top, I then cut out all of the squares and sewed around the edges). Creating the fabric for the body of the dress probably took the longest since I had to sew around every single square and I had originally fitted my pattern pieces to a mannequin at home so it doesn't fit completely well, so I had to make a few time-costly alterations. It went fairly well (a few mistakes but I managed to sort them out) but what with me being a perfectionist, there are plenty of things I would like to improve on it. By the way, a bit of context for you, the theme of the whole project was 'Covert and Obscured' and my design is based on various observations and critical studies that I did in my sketchbook (Gareth Pugh and Fyodor Golan). Anyway, I hope you like it and wish me luck for my next two days of art exams starting tomorrow!







14 comments:

  1. Charlotte, this is so nice! It looks like it too way longer than 8 hours, so jealous of your amazing skills! x

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  2. This is amazing! I can't believe it took you 8 hours to make, very very impressive!

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  3. That is so cool, this makes me excited for doing Textiles later this year! Congratulations, I'm sure you've done really well!!


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  4. wow!! impressive

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  5. This looks AMAZING Charlotte. Honestly, so beautiful. You better get an A+ girl or I will personally talk to the markers myself! Good luck with the rest of your exams too!

    Em x

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  6. Beautiful dress!so artistic!

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  7. WOW! so amazing!!!!
    Emma xx
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  8. This is amazing! :)

    Kelly xx

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  9. Gorgeous dear!!!! I love it:)


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  10. gd luck hun, very creative. you time and effort will pay off i'm sure. Wish i could be as creative and have these skills :)
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  11. Interesting dress! Can't believe you made it
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  12. This dress is stunning! It's so unique and chic.

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  13. I love it, you did an amazing job, I love the tie-dye! Oh and Im actually contemplating doing textiles for AS level after im done with GCSEs.. would you recommend it? I love fashion and designing/art etc. I heard its alot of hard work!

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    xx

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