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Textiles Finished Garment Evaluation. When picking out my fabric and components for my blazer I took in to account peoples opinions, the cost of making and what fabric fits its purpose.

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To start off with we had to decide our design brief and product theme, my brief was : "Next spring/summer 2011 trend forecasts show the theme "Vintage Britain" is going to be the main key theme in fashion. Design and make a garment at London Fashion Week to celebrate past and present British fashion". I chose the theme Vintage Britain as I believe it fitted in with our environment today as there is a lot of focuses and major events happening in Britain such as the 2012 Olympics, so I thought it would be a suitable theme to look back on the past and see all the fashion trends and history. If my garment came out as a success it would be a one off item for the runway at London Fashion Week, however high street shops would Interpret it for every day wear, ...read more.


During this project I have learned about all the different manufacturing processes, and how they would be done in the industry at a higher level. Also during my manufacturing process I also took in to account about affecting the environment, as I cut my pieces of fabric out accurately and all together so I wasn't wasting any fabric When picking out my fabric and components for my blazer I took in to account peoples opinions, the cost of making and what fabric fits it's purpose. Before making my blazer I had to test out all the decorative techniques I was going to use, to make sure they would for my corsages, and too see which looked the best and the time scale of production on these techniques. ...read more.


The new decorative technique I learned was sublimation printing, and I was very pleased with my end result as I had to result in doing this technique because I originally wanted some union jack fabric and I couldn't find any near by, so I then selected my pictures I wanted them pressed them on. After I finished making my blazer I asked a wide range of people's views and constructive criticism so I know what went as a success and what I could improve on in the future. Throughout making this garment it has helped me expand on my making skills and has helped me become more time efficient and realise when things have to be finished. Also it has given me a confidence boost in my making skills because the views and the overall presentation came out better than I expected. ...read more.

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