Friday, 23 December 2011

An Abacus In The Making

I'm now at my final year at university and I'm taking more of a contemporary crafts approach to my current textiles project.

Having been inspired by the function and concept of an abacus, I have chosen to make larger objects to be affixed to a frame via dowelling to create a larger abacus, for the everday man.

Here are the blocks in question made out of jesmonite:

Fashion Link: Shape manipulation

On the 16th December I gave a talk and small workshop at Adam Smith College in Kirkaldy, Scotland about my work. Below are links on Hazel Terry's blog (Curriculum Leader) about the day's events:

Fashion Link: Shape manipulation: Intense work investigating shape manipulation and design possibilities with Sabrina Shirazi

Fashion Link: Play and experiment: Some of the intriguing solutions and explorations into materials from yesterday's workshop . Keep playing it is how you learn, it is how you...

Here is a photostream of the day's events:

Fashion Link: Sabrina Shirazi

Fashion Link: Sabrina Shirazi: Hand and Lock embroidery prize winner Sabrina Shirazi came to Adam Smith College to give a Master Class yesterday, and certainly gave the N...

Saturday, 17 December 2011

Hand and Lock prize-giving 2011

Here are some pictures from the prize giving at Hand and Lock's office on Margaret Street (london) with my teacher Hannah Maughan and the Director of H&H Alistair McCloud. In some of the photos it looks as though I can't see whilst I'm smiling. 

Stall at Lulubee's Fair at the Poly

Hello hello,

Here are pictures of the stall I had at Lulubee's Fair at the Poly during the month of September where i sold my brooches and truffles (lavender/orange/plain/hazelnut)...

brooches now for sale at Tyto


My brooches are now for sale at Tyto Boutique in Falmouth, Events Square.

Be there or be square...

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