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MA Fashion Design MA Fashion Knitwear Design MA Fashion and Textiles by RPT MA Textile Design and Innovation
Yu xuan Gan MA Fashion Design
Sophisticated Details and 3D Silhouette in Women’s Occasion Wear My project is inspired by the rose. It investigates a fashion collection that displays a flower’s lifetime. Based on this inspiration, my study focuses on women’s ready-to-wear, which is clothing suitable for special events, such as a wedding, formal garden party or dinner, business ball, dance or cotillion. The audience is mainly youthful women aged 30 to 45 who have stable incomes and enjoy social events. The project incorporates different textile techniques into fashion design. Create some special details into womenswear. Moreover, the designs of collection are sculptural and wearable. email@example.com Image: ‘The Rose’, an inspirational and sculptural form. By: Yuxuan Gan
Yuri Nakamatsu MA Fashion Design
Beauty and Longevity in Embroidered Fashion I am investigating into beauty and longevity in embroidered fashion. After researching the meaning of longevity and things that are beloved, I have created a collection of embroidered women’s wear fashion inspired by natural organic shapes of Georgia O’Keeffe’s paintings and geometric forms of Wallace Cunningham’s architectures. My garments are informed by the embroidery, allowing the stitches to mould onto the body. My aim was to apply embroidery not only for decorative purpose, but also to integrate it with the body and the garment design. My customers will be able to mix these timeless pieces with their own clothes, treasuring and keeping them for many years. firstname.lastname@example.org Image: Experimenting with an embroidered piece of chiffon georgette. By: Yuri Nakamatsu
This is an upcycled. Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University) n.ozdemir@gmail. I used elements of this rich visual heritage to juxtapose with contemporary shapes and materials that will inform most of the core collection. which links ethical and sustainable fashion. unisex collection.. Erasmus exchange student (Istanbul.com Image: A Friend of Mine. spiritual ceremonies and the primitive iconography that often reference animals.zeynep.. rituals. I am inspired by the sustainable elements that are fundamental to their lifestyle with regards to their belongings. numbers and decorative motifs. full of playful experiments in design.Nigar Zeynep Ozdemir MA Fashion Design A Friend of Mine The concept for this collection is grounded in primitive civilizations such as Mayans and other indigenous cultures. By: Nigar Zeynep Ozdemir .
a moment of possible madness. with materials being the driving force. This concept began as a thought. focusing on the use of two and threedimensional structures. and leftovers are repurposed to become valuable and desirable.but one that has potential relevance for future change and. Giving breath and life to things redundant and discarded. of the value of waste.com Image: Illustration – Metamorphosis of waste towards eco-driven fashion. this collection focuses on using origami and patchwork to inspire a range of structured. by restriction or by purpose. By: Shwetha Shanthakumar . and my mind worked overtime to fathom how I might reuse and re-energize scraps. callmeshwe@gmail. eclectic. this concept is aimed at reinvention – of materials and how we use them. eco-aware consumer. this concept explores the joy of uniqueness – a stark contrast away from mass production and towards individual celebration. end-of-roll waste and manufacturing off-cuts are transformed. Incorporating a kitsch-collage of posters from Indian cinema.Shwetha Shanthakumar MA Fashion Design The Metamorphosis of Waste Towards Eco-Driven Fashion With extensive focus on ethics. for vision about the way we approach design – by instinct. edgy and wearable pieces. Translating into a sustainable women’s wear collection. for the young. of both the role of the designer and the individual wearer. reworked and renewed. This project follows a personal perspective – establishing my own fashion label . climate change and environmental impact.
laughter. the memories within the pieces will be given a second life. It isn’t even past. By combining waste fabric and transformable design details to disassembled. gloritsui@gmail. sustainable fashion with transformable elements. This collection is inspired by the unique Cubist perspective of multiple views of an object.com Image: Illustration of the upcycled shoulder piece. smiles…they hold the past and a piece of the lifetime of their owner. recreated in a new form. The aim of this project is to create innovative.Sze Sin (Glori) Tsui MA Fashion Design An investigation into creating fashion in an eco-friendly. By: Sze Sin (Glori) Tsui . My work is about a collection of memories. long lasting and multifunctional way “The past isn’t dead. used garments.” William Faulkner Every old garment contains some memories of people who wear it. they hold the tears.
.com Image by Li-Hua Wang. silhouette and surface pattern.LI-HUA WANG MA Fashion Design My MA study is inspired by both the physical nature of floral forms and the different meanings attributed traditionally. aisle510@gmail. Within my collection emphasis is placed upon exciting and unique combinations of colour. faith and unrequited love. multi-head and hand embroidery. In creating my collection for young women I have been inspired by the use of this covert language to communicate and interpret locked away. secret emotions and sentiments such as jealousy. accessible and uniquely feminine design concept. and appliqué to create an exciting. to the giving and receiving of flowers. These are developed through experimentation with a range of modern and traditional technologies including digital print.
I have developed a range of printed linings incorporating traditional Chinese symbols and colours to counterbalance the muted tones within the pure wool fabric range selected for the main tailored pieces.com . Using classic British tailoring techniques and fabrics my collection comprises of a range of tailored garments with classic detailing but hold garment proportions inspired by the clothing of British comedians in classic films.Disheng Wu MA Fashion Design A Menswear Collection for the Chinese Market Inspired by British Style and Humour My menswear collection is aimed at the young professional Chinese consumer who aspires to wear garments that express ‘British style’ and humour. (Awarded PG Diploma) wudisheng1987@gmail. Norman Wisdom. Laurel and Hardy and their contemporaries such as Lee Evans. This collection is inspired by old British comedy films and icons including Charlie Chaplin.
by placing emphasis on the shoulders. enrich my design aesthetic and create different visual effects for my customers through expressive techniques. These pieces challenge the conventional notions of female body enhancement. hips and back. to realise the idea of exploiting 2D materials into innovative 3D forms. I aim to enhance the dimensional sense of materials.cn Image: Sculptural space around the human body design.Shu Zhang MA Fashion Design An Investigation into the Combination of Fashion Fabrics and Sculptural Shapes and Forms My work investigates the manipulation of materials from two-dimensional surfaces to complex three-dimensional forms inspired by contemporary architecture. This approach reflects a philosophy that uses materials to form sculptural volumes around the human body. My garments combine the technique of padding and creative cutting in conjunction with textile processes. Using curved elements from architecture. focusing on monochromatic colour and bleaching. By: Shu Zhang . zhangshu_bift@yahoo. The conceptual garments include dramatic sculptural details which are suitable for celebrities and exhibitions.
Creating a simultaneous link between fabric and garment design. the kimono. Architecture and graffiti. Knitted and printed fabrics contrast subtlety with vibrancy. drawing has acted as a vehicle to explore shape. I have developed a sport-luxe concept of luxury women’s knitwear enthused by sportswear and men’s streetwear. colour. pockets and drawstrings to emulate an urban streetwear aesthetic. combining luxury with an urban aesthetic. Inspired by the shape and construction of the kimono. . I aim to challenge traditional preconceptions of knitwear through process and materials.Amy Baker MA FASHION KNITWEAR DESIGN Street-Luxe Inspired by my time spent in Tokyo on the Paul Smith Scholarship. composition and proportion. the knitwear of Louise Goldin and Jil Sander as well as Paul Smith’s ‘A cycle Through London’ collection.com Illustration by Amy Baker. urban culture and aesthetic in the UK have formed the basis of the East and West fusion that underpins my concept. hip-hop and the eclectic styles of Harajuku. combined with research into trend. opacity with transparency and reflection. basic garment shapes incorporate details such as hoods. amybaker2806@hotmail. Significant contextual references have been the work of streetwear brand ‘A Bathing Ape’.
folds and 3-Dimensional shapes which I have observed. Knitted cords have been used to create plaits and knots.com Image by Yong–Jin Kim.yj@gmail. . I have found that when knitted fabrics are combined with other materials a greater variety of silhouettes and styles can be achieved. My investigation into combining knitted and woven fabrics aims to explore contrasting fabric qualities.Yong–Jin Kim MA FASHION KNITWEAR DESIGN Contrastive reflection for new silhouettes I am inspired by the movement and structure of muscles within the human body. these have been applied to woven fabrics by threading through laser cut holes. irie. I have created a collection of fabrics which have been influenced by the twists. I have tried to make distinctive pieces of timeless knitwear and create designs which highlight volume and drape within the silhouette.
A timeless collection. encouraging customisation and decorative mending to prolong interest in one garment. utilising natural dyeing processes and seamless knitting on established machinery to minimise waste. By: Katie Purslow .com Image: Treasuring Imperfections: sustainability in contemporary and customisable knitwear. will enable the collection to survive through generations and passing trends. Untreated wool is sourced locally. Subtly marrying 1940s values and mending techniques with contemporary elements to create a desirable and altogether sustainable collection. as an alternative to increasing the need for landfills. using key pieces which encompass various styles achieved through easy manipulation. The new ‘must haves’ are made to last and together we can slow down fashion.Katie Purslow MA FASHION KNITWEAR DESIGN Treasuring Imperfections: sustainability in contemporary and customisable knitwear My concept of treasuring imperfections within clothing interacts with the wearer. katiepurslow@hotmail.
in which the emphasis is on the processes and technologies used. The garment silhouettes are developed through the knit process and inspired by the Japanese aesthetic.Jane Taylor MA FASHION KNITWEAR DESIGN Knitting Shadows Through this MA. Each piece comes off the machine as a complete garment. pattern cutting and knit construction. modest and humble and things unconventional. I have developed a design methodology through which I create garments from one flat piece of fabric. Wabi-Sabi. I have explored the relationship between design. Motivated by the current move towards ‘zero waste’ garment construction and ‘whole garment knit technology’. impermanent and incomplete. Taking inspiration from Rei Kawakubo.com Image: Photography by Hilary Shedel . which the wearer can construct and deconstruct. appreciating both the 2D and the 3D. to develop an engineered system of garment making.’ janemtaylor5@me. who ‘devotes the same attention to the form of the garment when it is lying flat as when it is worn’. which is ‘a beauty of things imperfect. no waste.
and incorporating lace into menswear.com Image: Transforming bunny legging. I am interested in exploring this transformation. and have developed a transformative knitwear garment that changes from a rabbit (a symbol of femininity) into masculine trousers. by changing the role of men through introducing more traditionally feminine fabrics such as lace. It examines the balance between masculinity and femininity.PANJAPOL USAVALAPNIRUNDON MA FASHION KNITWEAR DESIGN Met·a·mor·pho·sis This research is an experimentation of combining old crafts with modern technique. By: Panjapol Usavalapnirundon . panjapol@live.
co. while this still has importance. the ideal. form and texture and their reaction to the female form. the research has taken on a conceptual focus in creating a ‘second skin’. By combining both construction and image development. email@example.com Image: Epidermis: Protective Form By: Styling and woven textile by Samantha Barker. The reasoning for this is my fascination with the act of concealing and revealing.Samantha Barker MA Fashion and Textiles (RPT) A Responsive and Interactive look at Skin in its ‘Real’ and ‘Perfect’ State Intrigue in the impact of the aesthetic ‘visual’ image has exposed me to themes such as havoc. this collaborative practice has invited me to consider how clothing. it is the shape. As a conceptual stylist. Model: Rebecca Sampson. The initial question driving the project was defined by social interaction and. Placements and collaborative projects as an artist and journalist have supported this ‘story telling’ in the quest to uncover conceptual meaning behind my project. make-up and adornments can act as a second protective form to our real skin and natural state. . particularly its variation across cultures and trends. synthetic and the natural. The relationship between the textile and image investigations has led to the development of inter-relating imagery with a focus on capturing the moods of surface textures responding to the environments in which the images have been styled on the female form. contrast. Photography appears courtesy of Tom Martin. 2011. both mannequin and real that has precedence.
My aim was to apply this complexity to my own more modern designs. I am exploring every aspect of the female form through pattern cutting. In particular the works of Leonardo da Vinci and Jacques Fabian deeply inspire me. In addition to this I am creating my own avant-garde textile prints. I am studying female form and emphasising feminine curves. focusing my designs. elegant shapes formed by the muscles of the human anatomy. more than the slim un-natural silhouettes that we see in today’s fashion-conscious world. My work combines sharp. tailored cutting with a fashion-forward appearance. technical skills and portfolio on my chosen career path.uk Image by Kayleigh Dyche. I am inspired by the beautiful. using off-beat colour combinations. My designs are unique and have a distinctive image suitable for my clients.co. gert86@hotmail. creating an innovative and directional look. and to develop an advanced level of creative pattern cutting through extensive experimentation. I love the intensity and beauty of each layer that builds who and what we are. to further develop my creative handwriting. .Kayleigh Dyche MA Fashion and Textiles (RPT) Exploration into the Manipulation of the Human Anatomy My aim was to challenge our traditional conception of style and beauty.
co. Clockwork Wing.Laura Harvey MA Fashion and Textiles (RPT) ReIngarment My work investigates the feasibility of reusing previously owned fabric in bespoke / luxury clothing production. thus implementing the environmentally ethical concept of ‘upcycling’ using waste materials to produce products of a higher value.dealing with themes such as morbidity and the effects of the industrial revolution. as well as the relevance of traditional hand-tailoring techniques when applied to contemporary and creatively cut clothing. I use print to discuss my design inspiration Victorian London . laura_e_harvey@hotmail. Dani Allen. 2011. . I explore the practical boundaries of deconstructing and re-cutting a garment.uk Image: Deconstructed jacket by Laura Harvey.
uk Image: Illustration practice. By: Amy Johns .co. My final report identified and analysed several concepts that have influenced my research. As an RPT student. alongside an ideas-based publication that represents my interest and innovative design for menswear. Throughout this process I worked for UK brand Joules as a contracted menswear researcher for new ranges and licensing collaborations. I also gained first-hand experience of working for a senior menswear designer within a global forecasting company. Stylesight.Amy Johns MA Fashion and Textiles (RPT) ReSearch My MA is as much about my experience and personal development as it is a final body of work. I strongly believe that this body of work will facilitate the next stage of my career and enable me to fulfil my ambitions.johns10@yahoo. the first year has had a huge influence on my work and myself as a practitioner. My academic and aesthetic approach to menswear has developed and given me a much greater insight into the menswear sector. This has helped me gain a thorough understanding of the menswear market and the potential for future growth and improvement. a. My knowledge and understanding has developed from commercial to conceptual.
ac. I am exploring the market demand and its relevance to my products. and in response to this. By: Sue Turton . I have used this inspiration and understanding alongside laser cutting and engraving practices to create a series of products. Through experimentation with interaction between design skills and technology. My research also recognises current trends which emphasise the demand for the authentic and handmade.Sue Turton MA Fashion and Textiles (RPT) My research explores laser technology and its impact on creating unique craft products which retain a handmade element. I have drawn inspiration from. firstname.lastname@example.org Image: Detail of laser cut and hand-sewn leather wall hanging. traditional Moroccan and Indian craft skills. and attempted to preserve knowledge of. which in turn has created unique and authentic pieces. I have often created the unexpected.
co. The process is not an end in itself.uk Image: Gilet. but a reflective discourse between the analysis of low technology (handmade) and digital technology (machine) production methods.Allison Waite MA Fashion and Textiles (RPT) An Exploration of Knitted Structure: How far can knitting machine technology innovate and influence the design process? This body of work is an investigation of knitting machine technology mediated by intuitive craft skill-based practice. It seeks to examine the relationship between how the tools inspire the design process in the context of Fashion Knitwear design.ally70@yahoo. By: Allison Waite . b. back view. This exploration has led to knitted fashion products that cannot be instantly defined as hand or machine made and as such they exist in a place that combines the reasoning and processes of old and new technologies.
com Image: North American smocking By: Hannah Wroe . technological. By uncovering the potential learning which can be found within historical garments through in-depth analysis and reconstruction. reflecting on what social. My work explores the historical context of these garments. This period offers a rich source of couture cutting and traditional hand craft-making techniques. contact@hannahwroe.Hannah Wroe MA Fashion and Textiles (RPT) A historic based study which questions the relationship between skill and learning within fashion My work investigates pattern cutting and construction techniques found within the period 1935-1955 and considers its relevance and value for contemporary designers and students within today’s global fashion market. my work offers an assessable way for this to be translated into current fashion design practice. Specifically I have looked at the evolution of the ‘summer dress’ and how the home dressmaker interpreted fashion between 1935 and 1955. economic and political influences have shaped this period within fashion design.
making and repairing everyday things. I explore innovative surface qualities that span a range of applications and create bespoke designs for up-cycled furniture. fison-zair@katy-aston. I specialise in printed textiles and laser cut designs for interiors. were craftsmen in Sheffield steel works and were always cleverly resourceful.com Paul Smith Scholarship Image: Printed textiles and laser cut wood and leather. I aim to continue their legacy through my work for Fison-Zair. Fison and Isaiah. By: Katy Aston . I have been fortunate to travel and to explore new places and cultures which has enabled me to view my home and once familiar objects with a refreshing new perspective. I strive to combine functionality with fun to create a dialogue between object and user. and marquetry techniques. Colour and process have become the prime focus of my design theory. My designs aim to engage and challenge the viewer. Both my grandfathers. Designs encompass a range of materials from linen to leather to wood and combine digital and screen printing processes.Katy Aston MA Textile Design and Innovation Fison-Zair: Form Follows Fun Working under the brand Fison-Zair. and to question how design can become emotionally durable in order to increase longevity. laser cutting. My work explores the creative potential of cutting-edge technologies whilst pushing the boundaries of traditional craft techniques. This has inspired me to explore how people interact with objects.
Nyasha Chivaura MA Textile Design and Innovation My project has been inspired by the revival in vintage style and textile remnants from the past. prints and laser cut wallpapers. (Awarded PG Certificate) nchivaura@yahoo. samples in the Nottingham Lace Archive at NTU and geometric patterns from the 1960s. translating them into a contemporary textile collection. screen and digital printing and laser cutting. My MA research has allowed me to capture interesting historical elements. including abstract patterned and textured weaves. My work seeks to integrate traditional and contemporary processes such as hand and jacquard weaving. Using these methods has enabled me to design a commercial collection of ‘new vintage’ interior textiles. My designs have been configured around organic forms found in nature.com .
By looking at these pieces. Combining classic designs with contemporary processes.Xiaoyue Cui MA Textile Design and Innovation Innovation . My patterns are generated from traditional Chinese surface designs that use elements such as the cloud. and then by using modern technology I can generate new ways of making them. To contemporary designs. breathing new life into old designs. xiaoyue. enabling me to design a wide range of decorative products.87@gmail. from classic chinoiserie.cui. such as the blue and white porcelain vase or the traditional snuff box.The classic. I have tried to merge embroidery and hand knitting with acrylic to create contemporary decorative artworks that maintain a strong Chinese character. In some of these works. In other works I have merged embroidery techniques with hand weaving and laser cutting. I have re-presented these patterns in a contemporary context by using methods of abstraction. like Tord Boontje’s laser cut works and other more modern interior products. By: Xiaoyue Cui . selection and deformation. I have combined embroidery with acrylic.com Image: Embroidery with glass. from vases to table cloths and runners. I am able to explore traditional form and surface pattern. water and the phoenix motifs. These processes offer new ways to address traditional techniques. the traditional and the contemporary My inspiration comes in many ways.
Working with digital embroidery. such as chitosan. fabric construction and manipulation techniques to alter surface behavior and reveal new properties. providing healing.com Image: ‘Structured embroidery’. comfort and flexibility of movement to enhance functionality alongside the aesthetic value of textiles.Luisa Fernanda Gil MA Textile Design and Innovation Textile structures My project explores the potential application and functionality of geometric tessellated structures within wearable textiles. Recently I have interpreted these designs through specialist yarns with healing properties. It engages with fibre qualities. By: Luisa Fernanda Gil . I have explored stitch density and fabric manipulation techniques to create three-dimensional structures. to construct fabrics on the jacquard power loom. My work seeks to improve lifestyle and well being. luisafernandagil@hotmail.
randi. My aim is to design textiles utilising a combination of processes – digital printing. By: Randi Grønnerød Huseby . The designs are inspired by structures.com Image: Felted Quilt. This source of inspiration informs both the process in which I work and the visual design research. mostly shelters built using found materials. embroidery and manipulation -considering and also highlighting the natural irregularities of the material rather than striving to create uniformity in the compositions.Randi Grønnerød Huseby MA Textile Design and Innovation Organic Structures My MA project is an ongoing process of exploring textile design by combining and responding to the properties of different materials.huseby@mac.
expressionist art forms and my own visual research carried out during prolonged stays in cities such as Tokyo and Berlin. constant change and impermanence enforced by the momentum of urban living. highly technical project which explores innovative approaches to construction and extraction.” (Massey:1994) The technical focus of my work lies in the aim to combine knitted fabrics with a variety of discharge and print processes exploiting the potential of black yarns in order to create knitted garments.am. i. my work revolves around ideas such as movement.” (Heraclitus) Inspired by 1920s city symphony email@example.com Image: “Study” By: Antonia Müller . they are processes. “Places are not frozen in time.Antonia Müller MA Textile Design and Innovation “Disappearing/Reappearing” “You cannot step twice into the same river. The result is a conceptually driven.
By: Srinad Pirohakul . colour. pattern. I decide to create textile design for childrenswear for my MA project.digital printing. Childrenswear is becoming more unique since the fashion trend is moving towards children. My main theme is “Quirky kitsch”. I am intended to use the inspiration from nature (eg. Scale. I would like to create a new aesthetic 2D / 3D textile for childrens’ clothes in order to generate my own brand.mixing real-life / photographic images with fancy world. The aim is to create a new aesthetic . A range of techniques is utilised . multi-head embroidery. pattern and photography are explored in this project. As this industry is growing continuously. animals. jin_chan21@hotmail. These are integrated to introduce more complex 2D / 3D surface to the fabric.com Image: 3D collar with pieces of print. and colour. not only adults. My project focuses on image. hand embroidery and applique. plants) and combine this with stylised drawings of people.Srinad Pirohakul MA Textile Design and Innovation Weird but Cute Due to my passion in childrenswear and textile design.
combining the fluidity of fabric with solid forms. ambermlthomas@hotmail. By: Amber Mae-Ling Thomas . to generate new composite fabrics and cast glass pieces. to create novel and personalised solutions. retail and residential settings. designing and producing similar concepts that operate within these different interior spaces. – The encapsulation of woven wire inside solid blocks of glass that capture the movement and softness of the textiles. Through the combination of these materials and the juxtaposition of their inherent qualities I am able to fabricate contemporary. These artworks have applications in architectural contexts for interior spaces.uk Image: Hand woven structures combined with glass processing techniques. bespoke and handmade products. – The merging together of wire mesh with fused glass.Amber Mae-Ling Thomas MA Textile Design and Innovation Encapsulating Woven Structure In my work I have focused on combining traditional hand-woven structures with contemporary glass processing methods. across commercial. In the future I hope to work closely with clients. This has resulted in a range of innovative techniques that are truly unique to produce pieces that freeze and prolong the life of these fragile textiles and also encompass both their beauty and presence.co. This has developed in three primary directions: – The creation of lightweight hand woven fabrics using fine wire yarns that play with light and shadow.
A collection of digital prints is presented on a timeless silhouette .com Image by Cheryl Young . allowing the shape to be constant but the nature of the design to change. I am fascinated by form. colour and reflection found in vintage glassware and I have used Arthur Johnsons Auction Centre as a continuing source of inspiration for the development of my prints. The collection is based on the idea of an ‘All Year Round Dress’. inspired by the classic shapes and simple detailing of World War Two fashion. cherylyoung47@hotmail.CHERYL YOUNG MA Textile Design and Innovation ‘Good things come to those that wait’ My project investigates the relationship between fashion and the use of digitally printed textiles with the 1940s to 1950s influencing my design.emphasising the concept of slow fashion.
Xue Jiang MA Textile Design and Innovation An investigation into Vintage western Garment and Ethnic Chinese costume My current theme investigates Vintage Western Garments and Ethnic Chinese Costume and how they can be combined to create innovative fashion fabrics / textile samples and trims. My work combines digital embroidery. jiangxue_1211@163. By: Xue Jiang . silk floss.com Image: Describe time by heart. digital print and laser cutting I have chosen to work with silk. tulle. lace to develop my design into a contemporary range of fashion textiles and trims. Through investigations into historical garments I have been inspired to create a collection of textiles with a unique blend of patterns and colour from both cultures.
vanilla. oyster. structure and texture of flowers I have taken ideas for three dimensional floral designs. Using a palette incorporating shades of ivory. firstname.lastname@example.org Image: Detail of textile sample. Inspired by elaborate floral garden displays.Ying Zhou MA Textile Design and Innovation 3D Floral Textiles My project investigates the use of three dimensional textiles within the bridal and occasion wear designer level market. observing how colours and patterns combine in the natural world and studying the gradients of colour on the petals. embroidery and laser cutting to produce a range of lavishly embellished fabrics inspired by flowers and there spiritual meaning. shell pink. By: Ying Zhou . pale gold’s and white enhances the three dimensional forms within the textiles. My work combines traditional Chinese paper craft.