Fabrics and Textiles

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28 Feb 2011
Fully Fashioned and Cut and Sew Knitwear at Jil Sander

Jil Sander, AW11, Milan. When it comes to knitwear there are basically two ways that the shape of the garment...

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23 Feb 2011
Alexander Wang’s Felted Knitwear

Alexander Wang, AW11, New York. Felting is one of those crafty techniques that can risk being the unnecessary centre of...

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22 Feb 2011
Crochet for Holland and Kane

House of Holland, AW11, London. The use of crochet in both the recent House of Holland and the collection by...

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14 Feb 2011
Screen Printing at Libertine

Libertine, AW11. Altering a manufactured fabric is one of the most straight forward ways to create designs that are uniquely...

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A Basic Explanation of Grain Lines
11 Feb 2011
A Basic Explanation of Grain Lines

Grain lines are a generally unnoticed aspect of the garment, that is until they are either used in the wrong...

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10 Feb 2011
Minimal Fabric Interference at Céline

Céline, SS11, Paris. Fashion, as we know, is always evolving in cycles. Sometimes we want clothes fitted, sometimes we want...

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07 Feb 2011
Gareth Pugh’s Quilting

Gareth Pugh, SS09, Paris. While quilting sounds like a homely technique akin to patch-working or needlepoint it can actually be...

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