Thursday, 29 March 2012

Felt Dresses


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                                                           Second Skin' by Agostina Zwilling
                          http://abigaildoan.blogspot.co.uk/2011/03/second-skin-by-agostina-zwilling.html

Felt dress by Noriko Narahira 
http://modernistaesthetic.blogspot.co.uk/2010/12/noriko-narahira.html

Examples of beautiful embellishment/embroidary and fabric manipulation


Givenchy

                                            Givenchy Haute Couture autumn/winter 20011/2012

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Alexander McQueen (again) spring / summer 2007
http://pinterest.com/pin/174796029257312264/

Although Alexander McQueen is my favourite designer, Elie Saab is a very close second.The delicate beautiful detailing on all his dress is stunning.I think these dresses show good examples of getting the placement of your motifs and embellishment right.



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Elie Saab
                           Elie Saab "Like A Fairytale " runway collection.See all his beautiful
                                                              bridal inspiration dresses
                                                                         here
                       


You Can never get enough of Alexander McQueen!!!!



                              Alexander McQueens Archive exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum New york.
   
                                           "Widows Of Culloden" autumn/winter 2006/2007


 Alexander McQueen "Savage Garden" collection.

To see images and information from the exhibition click here




Start of my sketch book with initial ideas for my "Woodland themed Dress"

 




                          Photos taken in local park sketches done in pencil,pastel and charcoal


                                                            screen washed samples





                                               image scanned and edited in photoshop


Nuno felted piece of chiffon silk sample




                                                                       felt samples





                                I did this through my printer at home to see if it worked  It did!!!

Monday, 5 March 2012

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I,ve been collecting images of flowers that I can use as ideas for my felt flowers, now I'm obsessed here's just a few I like,there,s plenty more on my pinterest boards if your interested.