I try to give my Principles of Design for Apparel class a shape challenge where I ask them to look at the actual shape/aesthetic properties of an everyday item and re-interpret it as a fashion material. Last semester was coffee filters. That worked so well as to be a tough act to follow. The idea of what to do next has been troubling me for months, and actually came up (as a positive and enthusiastic discussion) during a recent interview for a benefitted position in the department. In desperation, at the dollar store 40 minutes before the lecture started, I finalized on….
Month: October 2013
This blog started out as “SewHappy” in 1998! Wowza! In internet years, I’m fossil fuel. I wanted to celebrate 15 years of helping you waste time (and possibly being educational) with a new theme, designed, like Pinterest, to help you waste more time as effortlessly as possible. It’s starting to feel a little more like home in here. :)