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Design, Create and Embellish Your Own T-Shirt Fashion Design Project

Design, Create and Embellish Your Own T-Shirt Fashion Design Project
    • General

  • Course learning outcomes

    Design create and embellish your own T-Shirt/s project


    The aim of this Fashion design course is to help you understand the design process, whilst developing your research development and realisation of fashion ideas by drawing, designing & creating & embellishing/decorating your own T-Shirt/s. It has been designed to cover some of the key elements of Introduction to Fashion Design. It provides an introduction to the principles of fashion design & concentrates on the development of ideas from research to the design & creation of a finished T-Shirt


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Course content

  • What is fashion design

    What is Fashion design


    Fashion design is a form of art dedicated to the creation of clothing such as T-shirts, tops, trousers, skirts, dresses and other lifestyle accessories such as bags, hats, scarfs and many, many more items that are seen in shops today


                                  



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  • Fashion Design Brief - Design, Create and Embellish Your Own T-Shirt Fashion Design Project

    Design, Create and Embellish Your Own T-Shirt Fashion Design Project


    Design, create and embellish (decorate) your own T-Shirt, inspired from your chosen theme:

    Please choose one of the following design themes. If you want to challenge yourself then you can choose more than one design theme. Happy Designing :-)

    1. Nature

    2. The Beach

    3. Sport

    • Choose your chosen theme and use your imagination to think and create things you like.

    • Think about ideas, Like happy memories and things you like, when you think of your chosen theme and inspirations that you would like to use for design ideas.

    1. Nature (things you like in nature)

    2. The Beach (things you like from the beach)

    3. Sport (things you like in your chosen favourite sport or hobby)

    • Why not make a collage, mood board, collect photos, paint, draw, look through magazines, the internet, write a poem, make a spiders web of ideas. There are lots of ways to collect ideas together. So get brain storming and putting together your exciting sketch book and design collection.

    • Remember you are the fashion designer, so go and create. Let your imagination go wild and see it come to life on your finished chosen T-shirt creation

    • Recycle and recreate your own unique design creation on your chosen T-Shirt and decorate it to your own fashion style.

    • Do you have any old clothes, fabrics, trimmings, broken or old jewellery, shells, etcetera, you can cut up, to sew and/or glue onto your T-Shirt. You can even pleat, scrunch, cut out shapes, rip parts of your T-Shirt and even add in place other pieces of fabrics to change your T-Shirt to create a new shape, different looking sleeves. The list is endless.

    • If you like you can do your own drawings, paintings, collages and choose one complete image to iron onto your T-Shirt.


    The Design Process for the T-shirt design project


    Theme related research : A3 or A4 Mood board (collection of ideas inspirations/ research/ buzz words : library-books, magazines, internet, films, music, holidays, photos) Gathering ideas for design print/s for T-Shirt designs, moodboard and fashion illustrations

    theme related prints ideas for your T-Shirt designs creating pictures or collages. (must be own designs, not copied)

    max3 fashion illustrations of the t-shirt print ideas
    (prints must be originals)

    Making (surface decoration ideas, print making)

    Inspired by your A3 Mood board with title / buzz words: please create 2 outstanding prints designs using the template t-shirt

    2 outstanding coloured stylized fashion illustrations (t-shirt)

    Working and using your selected theme, you will need to come up with a graphic for your t-shirt.


  • Aims


    Aims


    The aim of this project is to help you understand the design process, whilst developing your research development and realisation of fashion ideas by drawing, designing and creating and embellishing/decorating your own T-Shirt/s.


  • Learning Obejectives


    Learning Objectives



    By the end of the Fashion Design and making course all students should be able to:


    • Develop skills in design research, catching the essence and flavour of your chosen design theme from the themes listed.


    • To be able to create one or more designs from your own brain storming and individual inspirational ideas.


    • To be able to develop and present fashion ideas in response to the brief.


    • To be able to create a finished original Fashion T - Shirt created from your fashion design T-Shirt collection












  • inspiration Design Themes Mood Board Ideas

    1. Nature

    Garden, Woods, Parks, Birds, insects, animals, Sky, Trees, Flowers, Fruit, Vegetables, Squirrels, Lakes, Rivers.

    nature


    2. The Beach

    The Sea, Sand, Fish, Seagulls, Star Fish, Candy Floss, Fish and Chips, People, Swimming, Sand Castles.

    the beach


    3. Sport

    Football, Cricket, Cycling, Swimming, Running, Boxing, Skate Boarding, bike, Football, Ball, Surf Board, Gloves, Skate Board, People.

    sport



  • T - Shirt template design ideas

    T - Shirt template design ideas from moodboard inspiration