Graduate brochure

The graduate brochure is an inviting catalogue of the year groups work, this can be used for promotional work for the course to potential future students. I am not part of this committee but ensure I am always aware of the development of this. I am kept up to date with this through brochure meeting…

New Designers

  New designers is the committee I signed up for this year as I have visited on previous years and felt I could add some value to the preparation for my year group. The layout of The Royal College of Needle Works exhibition space is clean and crisp which left an opportunity for viewers to…

Presenting work to schools

Friendship connections I have allowed doors to open to present to my work and the course to high school student, this was noticed through my social media and the quality of my work.   Unfortunately our date availability has yet to match up. However I plan on presenting my work to Chantry High School once…

Portfolio and Concept Statement

Analysis of portfolio: My portfolio is successful is promoting my professional level of work, this is due to the clear layout of images, each has been clearly labelled to make connections with images and the development of my work. The look is refined with white space complimenting the information. There is vast amounts of research…

Time management

Time management has been a skill I have developed over the three years of the degree. Having a young family at home it is imperative that the days are scheduled to ensure all of the necessary tasks are completed in home life and degree work. Below is the initial work schedule I felt I could…

Graduate fashion show

Our graduate fashion show was a great success and I feel this was due to the collaborative effort of the year group. I was not on the steering committee for the fashion show, however I took part in the tasks I was asked to do from the students on the committee. I sourced a student…

Professional photoshoots

  During my time completing my degree I’ve had the pleasure of taking part in 3 professional photoshoots. Despite not being on the graduate photoshoot committee I still took part in carrying out some of the tasks and attending meetings as I was seen as a valuable member of the year group. I also carried…

Competitions

I have entered a number of competitions in my final year of university, these included the Student Bridal Designer of the year award. Unfortunately I wasn’t successful in this instance, however it pushed me to develop my portfolio skills which has prepared me for my final FMP portfolio. It also opened an opportunity to get…

Contacts

A comprehensive list of contacts made during my degree and will be helpful for my future. Pleaters Ciment Pleaters-http://www.cimentpleating.com/ Leather and skins GH Leathers- http://www.leathermerchants.com/ Trimmings Kleins- http://www.kleins.co.uk/ MacCulloch and Wallis-http://www.macculloch-wallis.co.uk/ Goldstein and Kersen -http://www.goldstein-kersen.com/ Button Queen-http://www.thebuttonqueen.co.uk/ Fabrics Woolcrest-https://www.facebook.com/WoolcrestTextiles Goldhalk rd, Sheperds Bush-http://www.diy-couture.co.uk/shepherdsbush.html Berwick Street, Oxford Circus-http://www.diy-couture.co.uk/soho.html Hackney-http://www.diy-couture.co.uk/hackney.html Walthamstowe- http://www.allinlondon.co.uk/regions/walthamstow/local-dir-1126.php Whaleys – http://www.whaleys-bradford.ltd.uk/ Eco textiles-http://www.offsetwarehouse.com/…