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Claire Reed's Portfoilo


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Claire Reed's Portfoilo

  1. 1. claire
  3. 3. claire CONTACT 1941 PECAN GROVE TUPELO, MS 38801 (662)255-0705 E d u c at i o n Mississippi State University Bachelor of Science in Human Sciences Concentration: Fashion Design and Merchandising Emphasis: Apparel Production and Design December 2015 King's College, London, England Study Abroad Program, Summer 2014 E x p e r i e n c e Camp Counselor // Camp Desoto Mentone, AL Summer 2012 Supervised and cared for 10 children per one month session for two sessions throughout the summer Led camp activities (tennis, riflery, aerobics, overnights, etc) Received emergency training for potential crisis Holiday Employee // Reed's Department Store Tupelo, MS Fall 2011 Provided holiday gift wrapping services Increased product knowledge and sales experience by working in different areas of the store Visual merchandising to maintain a welcoming environment Childcare Provider //The Remotigue Family Starkville, MS 2012-2013 Ensured the safety, health, and welfare of one child age 11 Provided transportation for child to and from school and activities Ac t i v i t i e s & C o m m u n i ty S e r v i c e s Cotton Incorporated Design Competition 2014 College of Dyeing Award Winner National Organization of Minority Architects TRASHIONshow design participant 2014 Member, Chi Omega Sorority Fall 2011-Present Member, Mississippi State University Fashion Focus Make-A-Wish Foundation Limelight Greek Talent Showcase Volunteer four years St. Jude Hero Half Marathon Participant Weston Reed Foundation Volunteer 2007-Present Art History Study Tour Italy, Summer 2011 S k i l l s Sewing Various Dyeing Techniques: , Batik, Natural Dyeing, Fiber Reactive Dyeing, Acid Dyeing, Eco-Dyeing) Embroidery Knitting Beading Textile Design using AutoCAD Adobe InDesign Adobe Illustrator Adobe Photoshop AutoCAD Apple iWork Microsoft Office R e l at e d C o u rs e s Apparel Design One (Basic Construction) Computer-Aided Design Creative Design Techniques Advanced Construction Textiles for Apparel Social Psychology of Dress Historic Costume Patternmaking Visual Design and Dress
  4. 4. DYEING
  5. 5. handmade handdyed
  6. 6. For this project I constructed a simple shift dress using 95% organic cotton / 5% spandex. After I constructed the dress I dyed it with indigo using a shibori technique. This garment won an award in the Mississippi State University Cotton Incorporated Competition under the College of Dyeing.
  7. 7. For this project I developed a pattern inspired by the Art Deco architectural movement of the 1920s. I created the garment using 100% organic cotton along with 100% organic cotton thread. I then hand-dyedthefabricinanaturalcochineal bath. This garment was featured in the Mississippi State University Gatsby Gala Ragtime Fashion Show
  8. 8. Indigo on 100% cotton scarf completed in Spring 2014 for Creative Design Techniques.
  10. 10. FIGURE A- Deep orange shirt found at local thrift store. First soaked the shirt in bleach and then over-dyed with indigo. FIGURE B- 100% silk scarf created by using an acid dye for Creative Design Tech- niques Spring 2014 FIGURE C- Unknown fiber found at local thrift store and dyed using indigo. FIGURE C
  12. 12. An experimentation using chopped organic beets from local farm and a 100% silk scarf.
  13. 13. ECO DYEING
  14. 14. Workshop led by Mississippi Artist Winki Allen. During this workshop we experimented with bundle dyeing, leaf pounding, and painting using natural dyes.
  15. 15. Fiber reactive dye samples on cotton and rayon.
  16. 16. HARES by CLAIRE
  17. 17. Hares by Claire are sold exclusively at TROVE in Tupelo, Mississippi. I make these hares using cotton muslin. Their shirts are 95% organic cotton / 5% spandex and have been hand-dyed using indigo, turmeric, and avocados. After assembly the eyes and nose are embroidered by hand.
  18. 18. ART
  19. 19. DESIGN
  20. 20. A collection of projects from courses Design I and Design II
  21. 21. TRASHION
  22. 22. AspartoftheMississippiStateUniversity TRASHIONshow I used a combination of window screen, air filters, and egg cartons to create a wearable shirt and skirt.