I recently graduated from a Foundation degree Fashion Design and Technology Knitwear but I have one more top up year to study BA (Hons) Fashion and Textiles specialising in Knitwear, which I am willing to work on my own brand and own collection this year.
I see my design as a wearable art. I do like to use mixed techniques and modernise the old to break traditional rules. This is why I always design free hand with no rules or pattern; I let myself go wherever it takes me like a painting. This lets me discover new ways of making garments. I have passion for crochet and binding. Some of my school work with those techniques has been selected to go forward to the next stage of the prestigious Knitted Textile Awards and I have been invited to showcase my work at 2 major exhibitions.
Worked in Caps project at University to teach some knitting techniques
FASHION CAPITAL, LONDON, UK 2008-09
I used my business link in Turkey to open a Fabric Studio at Fashion Capital’s website, providing an alternative source of fabric and accessories for new designers
My work has been selected to go forward to the next stage of the prestigious Knitted Textile Awards and I have invited to showcase my work at 2 major exhibitions:
The Awards Showcase will be at the following Knitting + Stitching Shows;
Alexandra Palace in London, set up day is 10th Oct and open to the public 11th – 14th Oct
International Halls Harrogate, set up day is 21st Nov and open to the public 22nd – 25th Nov.
My University and course director recently nominated myself for a ‘Tell us about it’ student bursary ‘It is about to create an art work to show that what helped me to succeed on my course, the challenges that I faced and any tips to share for new students. This is going to display at my University.
Published work Dew magazine http://dewmagazine.com/ Two of my garment has recently published in Dew Magazine’s 6 New World Issue Knitwear design handcrafting different types of made-to-measure 2D-3Dgarments, making alterations machine knitting industrial knitting, crochet hand knitting, Felting macramé, jewellery making, beading, binding basic embroidery ,Illustration, acrylic painting to water colour etc
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