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Zero Waste Pattern Cutting Claudia Demcak FASN 4250 Self Directed Study


History


People & Designers •  Zero Waste Lifestyle Pioneers •  Bea Johnson of Zero Waste Home •  Lauren Singer of Trash is for Tossers •  Tara-Smith Ansdorf and Katelin Leblond of Pare Down


•  Timo Rissanen


•  Holly McQuillan


•  Claire McCardell


•  Yeohlee Teng


•  Zandra Rhodes


•  Daniel Silverstein of Zero Waste Daniel


•  Tara St James of Study New York


Techniques •  Jigsaw •  Multiple Cloth Approach


•  Embedded Jigsaw

Holly McQuillan  


•  Slit Method


•  Draping (including Subtraction Cutting)

Andrej Subarew  

Daniel Silverstein  


•  Knitting

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•  Shima Seiki’s Wholegarment Technology


•  3D Printing

Noa Raviv  

Laura Mar@nez  


•  Tesselation

Holly McQuillan  


•  Using Scraps for Applique/Patchwork/ Braiding

Daniel Silverstein  


•  My made-up methods: –  Sew-to-Shape for necklines, shoulders and collars –  Wrap shoulders for shaping and easy adjustability at the shoulder


Projects •  Slit Dress •  Square Tank

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•  Slit Jacket


•  Slit & Tuck Top w Modification


•  Slit Jacket w Hood


•  Srnka Pants & Streamline Dress


Markers •  Challenges: –  Fabric width –  Fitting pieces into spaces –  Curves changing


Grading •  Tweaking adjustable pieces •  Mixing sizes


Vocabulary •  Closed loop design – when a product is designed to have another function after its use thereby eliminating all waste. •  Cradle to cradle – refers to a closed loop design process. When a product is no longer useful but can become material for another product. •  Pre-consumer waste – manufacturing waste that has not reached the consumer. •  Post-consumer waste – waste collected after the consumer has disposed of it.


Book Recommendations •  American Beauty by Patricia Mears •  Design Journeys by Kate Fletcher •  Zero Waste Fashion Design by Timo Rissanen and Holly McQuillan

Zero Waste Pattern Cutting Presentation  

Semester-end presentation about my self-directed study on zero waste fashion design.

Zero Waste Pattern Cutting Presentation  

Semester-end presentation about my self-directed study on zero waste fashion design.

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