YEAR 3

October 1, 2014

Dear Year 3

I hope you have all had a lovely summer and are well rested and ready to work in the exciting year ahead.

Just a reminder that term starts on MONDAY 6TH OCTOBER

Richard and I are eager to see your summer projects and will be assessing these in the coming week.

There will be a briefing for all students at 9.30am on Monday in 214b – we will be going over the timetables, briefs and any queries you may have.

Following the briefing Group A which is All Menswear students will have a tech session as well as tutorials, so bring your pattern cutting and sewing equipment with you.

GROUPS ARE AS FOLLOWS

Group A

Marco Bajjali
Leena Chudasama
Dale Cloke
Sophie Condren
Hannah Curtis
Joseph Earle
Elle Green
Sarah Holmes
Chloe Johnson
Alice Loft
Aaron Neri
Jason Summerfield
Amy Yuen

Group B

James Taylor
Antonio Cascione
Alexandra Clynch
Hannah Ford
Christina Alley Galceran
Camilla Holmes
Steven Flamson
Nhi Ngo
James Taylor
Jasmine Wickens
Olivia Williams
Philippa Wood

Group C

Stephanie Birkett
Rachel Coombs
Huda Dagnew
Gemma Kersey
Catherine Fred
Patricia Soares Gomes
Jessica Hawke
Olivia Overton
Shahara Prajapat
Xe Linn Yeap

Group D

Maria Antao
Violet Broadhead
Dinah Burns
Dale Cloke
China Dunning
Amy Hector
Linnea Karlsson
Sophie Kerr
Nuno Lopes DeOliveira
Sotiroula Neofytou
Hyejin Park
Greta Petreviciute

See you bright and early!!!!

 

ALL STUDENTS WANTING TO LEARN KNITTING!!!!

September 30, 2014

Hi everybody,

Heres an amazing evening course with London Fashion week designer Katie Jones. Those of you want to learn knitting for your collections / projects, this is DEFINITELY worth a shout!! APPLY NOW!

http://www.morleycollege.ac.uk/courses/art_design/489-hand_knitting

1st Year Sewing & Pattern Cutting Equipment

September 29, 2014

 SEWING & PATTERN CUTTING EQUIPMENT LIST
BA(HONS) FASHION DESIGN 1ST YEARS 2014

Dear 1st Years,

Here is a list of pattern cutting and sewing equipment that you will require

We will supply you with:
• 1 x bobbin case
• 2 x bobbins
• 3M calico
• Black & white spools of thread
• Industrial sewing feet

You will need to buy the following:

Essential:

• Tape measure (150 cm)
• Pattern Master or Set square (metric)
• Tracing wheel
• 100 grms Dressmakers pins
• Paper Scissors
• Fabric Scissors
• Small scissors / unpicker
• Magic tape
• Pattern notchers
• Pattern drill
• Pencils – 2H / Mechanical Pencil
• Rubber
• Fine pens (5 colours)

Optional:

Tailors chalk
Hand sewing needles (assorted sizes)
Pritt Stick

Everything listed here are all essentials that you will need through your time at the university. All this equipment once bought is yours to take through your time here and into industry after, it is an investment for your studies and for future work.

Here are the main suppliers to get the equipment from; they should both give student discounts:

MORPLAN
56 Great Titchfield St
London
W1W 7DF
http://www.morplan.com

EASTMAN STAPLES
http://www.eastman.co.uk (web & phone only)

 

Looking forward to meeting you all,
Aya, Gulsum & Rasha (Senior Technical staff)

Intern intern intern

September 27, 2014

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NEW YEAR 2 SUMMER PROJECT HAND IN

September 26, 2014

Dear New Year 2,

Your Summer project hand in will be at your briefing on Friday 3rd October at 11am. Please bring it with you then to be ticked of and registered.

See you ALL then.

Kiran

NEW YEAR 2 BRIEFING

September 25, 2014

NEW YEAR 2!

 

Your briefing for your menswear project will be next Friday 3rd October Rm G201 11am

This is compulsory – you will receive your formal brief and outline for the next year to come!

ALL MUST ATTEND – please circulate this information to everybody

Thanks

Kiran

 

New Year 2 – Tailoring

September 22, 2014

Dear new Year 2!!

You will be starting your tailoring tech classes in the new term. YOU WILL NEED TO BUY 2m of wool for this. You should have this for your first day back.

The wool should have a high natural content and something that is mouldable. Do not buy anything too thin as if this is your first time learning these skills, it will be hard. Something of the thickness of a Harris Tweed.

You don’t have to spend a lot on this, anything cheap(ish) but make sure it has a grain ie. not a felt!

Again, KEEP WATCHING FOR UPDATES! looking forward to seeing your research in the coming weeks!

Kiran

New 3rd Years

September 11, 2014

Hi all, I am your new Graduate Academic Assistant (formally GTA), Alice. Looking forward to meeting you all at the start of term!

Please could all the new 3rd years email me your updated details including phone number and email address so we have a list of your contacts. I also need to know whether you plan to study menswear or womenswear, as this will effect the groups you are put in. My email is a.r.reynolds@mdx.ac.uk

Alice

NEW YEAR 2 – INITIAL BRIEF FSH2300 Menswear

September 9, 2014

NEW YEAR 2!

Hope you have all had a restful summer break and are ready to get going on your new year and project.

Please find attached the brief for your new Menswear project – Module FSH2300. Please read carefully and start to think about what you want to do. Choose your muse and start your research. You will be required to come with a body of research to your first design lesson with us – more details on this to follow.

KEEP UPDATED WITH THE BLOG – and please circulate this information to any groups or social networking sites you all use as a year group. There will be ALOT of information passed to you on the blog, check it everyday!

MORE INFORMATION TO FOLLOW IN THE NEXT FEW DAYS!

Looking forward to working with you all

Kiran & Luis

FSH2300 Brief 2014

 

Yr 2 and 3 Summer Project

July 7, 2014

Dear All

Please find a link to your Summer Project Brief

2015 FAD Competition Launch Pack[1]

- please take this seriously, this forms the basis of your next level portfolio.  It is a live competition that Rhiannon Wakefield WON this year – so no pressure!!!

Enjoy and have a lovely summer!!!

Paul

 


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