Category Archives: Clothing

How to Use Avalon Madeira Embroidering Fabric?

How to Use Avalon Madeira Embroidering Fabric?

What is AVALON? A transparent fabric, which dissolves in cold water, eco-friendly and leaving no residue. Simply place thin fabric, lace looped and knitted fabrics under or between two layers of AVALON before you start to embroider.

100 Years in 100 Seconds – A Short Fashion History

100 Years in 100 Seconds – A Short Fashion History

100 years of East London style, fashion, dance and music in 100 seconds. Sept 13th, 1911 to Sept 13th, 2011. It’s a 100 years countdown to the grand opening of Westfield Stratford City on September 13th, 2011, and celebrates a century of East London fashion, style, dance and music. Jake Lunt with The Viral Factory created this live action short film on East London style, fashion, dance and music.

The Most Prestigious Fashion Schools

The Most Prestigious Fashion Schools

School is ending, graduation season is upon us, and perhaps you’re wondering what to do with your life. Well, if fashion design–or a related career–is calling you, we’ve compiled a list of the top fashion schools in the world.

Corsets and Crinoline: How to be Pretty in Victorian Time

Corsets and Crinoline: How to be Pretty in Victorian Time

Technological change in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century led to new designs in underwear which often made life easier for women–as well as more complicated. At the same time new attitudes towards health and comfort and participation in sporting activities meant that women were actually becoming much more aware of their bodies and the harm that could be done by restrictive underwear.

Textile Designers: Creative Minds that Make Our Life Better

Textile Designers: Creative Minds that Make Our Life Better

We all love to have beautifully designed fabrics for our garments, home furnishings and other accessories. Have you ever thought, how these fabrics get their design? Who is behind creating the innovative textile designs? And how much effort goes into making a fabric which we might reject in just a few minutes? Do you know the textile designers and their creative but very complex work of textile designing?

Charlotte Fleming Made With Love

Charlotte Fleming Made With Love

Made with Love was started in July 2009 and since then has gone from strength to strength!

This studio is started by Charlotte Fleming, a young artist trained at City and Guilds of London Art School. Her father was the furniture designer Christien Sell. Growing up surrounded by her father’s designs has had a big influence on her and design has always been a big part of her life.