Soft Fabrication Spring 2021

Syllabus Spring 2021
Ideate Gallery Link (examples of students’ final projects from previous semesters)

Sewing Machine Manuals
Brother Manual
Janome Manual

Videos for Week 1
00 Introduction
01 Hand Sewing Powerpoint 
02 Cutting Fabric
03 Hand Sewing Stitches (basting stitch, tiny running stitch,
       backstitch, overcast, blanket, appliqué)
04 Hem Stitch (slip)  
05 Hem Whip Stitch
06 Machine Sewing Powerpoint
07 Understanding Your Sewing Machine (Brother) 
       must be watched whether you have Brother or Janome
08 Understanding Your Sewing Machine (Janome)
       only watch if you borrowed Janome machine
09 Sewing Machine Samples (circle and square spiral, letter)
10 How to Use a Seam Ripper

History of Sewing Machines
Spacesuit: Fashioning Apollo, Nicholas de Monchaux

Working With Embroidery Floss
10 Fun Embroidery Stitches
Three Historical Stitches
Basic Stitches for Historical Sewing
Invisible Stitch
List of Great Books to Get Into Sewing

Videos for Week 2
01 From 2-D to 3-D Powerpoint
Heart Sample
03 Flat Bottom Pouch
04 Dart Sample 1 & 2
05 Square Cushion
06 Face Mask 
       this mask design came from this video

How to Drape a Basic Bodice
Creating Pattern from Muslin Drapes
Dart Manipulation by Shingo Sato
Sculptural Moulage by Shingo Sato

Olson Mask Pattern
Olson Mask Instructions

Videos for Week 3
Weaving, Felt, Knit, Crochet Powerpoint Part 1
       Weaving, Felt, Knit, Crochet Powerpoint Part 2
02 Felt Sphere Sample
Felt Sheet Sample
Felt Hollow Sphere Sample
Washing and Dyeing Felt Samples 
Needle Felting Sample
07 Smart Textiles Powerpoint
08 Soft Circuit Sample
       one LED circuit
       four LED circuit

The Life-Saving Weaving of Bolivia’s Indigenous Women
Lia Cook and Her Jacquard Loom
Outdoor Felting in Mongolia
Industrial Manufacturing of Felt 
Cat Cave
Understanding Knit Fabrics
Learning About Fabrics 4: Knit Basics
Kobakant: How to Get What You Want
Shape Memory Alloys For Controllable Compression Textiles and Garments
Building the Future SpaceSuit
LED Matrix Shirt
Unfolding Fashion Tech, Book
Infinity Burial Suit FAQs
Lining Yao
Make: Wearable Electronics (book)

Final Project Option: Zipper Pouch
Step by Step Zipper Pouch Video
Canvas Pencil Pouch Tutorial (from Noodlehead)
PDF of Zipper Pouch Pattern