Archive for March, 2010

yarn donations, knitting parties and the computer operated Stoll machine.

yarn donations, knitting parties and the computer operated Stoll machine.

So I guess I’m trying out this new Flip Video thing we all got for this blog.  I’m having a lot of fun with it!  Here’s a couple of videos I took this past week… Last Tuesday our critic paid to deliver some donation yarns to our lab and we all got really excited and […]

March 18, 2010 | By | 4 Replies More
A (Regrettable) Leap Through Time or Sportswear: Slave to the Schedule

A (Regrettable) Leap Through Time or Sportswear: Slave to the Schedule

Boy, there’s something about sleeping on a State University of New York-owned couch that makes you feel like you’ve really accomplished something… so why aren’t I done?

March 15, 2010 | By | 3 Replies More
and sew it began…

and sew it began…

It’s the event that we had looked forward to when we began our BFA degree, the infamous fashion show. It seemed so far away back then, and now, it seems to be knocking at our doorstep. A month and a half ago I started my last semester with piles of swatches, drawings, and inspiration clouding […]

March 15, 2010 | By | 2 Replies More
a knitwear story.

a knitwear story.

So as my first blog entry, I thought I’d sort of give a summary of what us knitwear students have to do.  Rather than go to the Garment District and purchase our fabric off of a roll, we actually purchase the yarns we wish to make our fabric out of, and essentially start from scratch.  […]

March 14, 2010 | By | 3 Replies More
Down the rabbit hole……

Down the rabbit hole……

For my senior thesis, the theme is loosely based off the idea of Alice in wonderland and the transformation of her character.  Similar to the metamorphosis of myself over the past 5 1/2 years at school.  For special occasion, our assignment was to put together a cohesive collection of three eveningwear ensembles (2 that are […]

March 13, 2010 | By | 3 Replies More