Designer T-shirts Sand, Sea and Surf Existing T-shirts More fashion T- SHIRTS File work to include: Evaluating existing products Brief and specification Analysis Research sheet Design ideas x 4 Final idea Flow chart Evaluation Situation and Design Brief Situation A new surf shop is opening in a local seaside town and would like to add a selection of imaginative T-Shirts designs to its range of summer clothing Design Brief Using the theme ‘Sand, Sea and Surf, design, develop an attractive T-shirt design that you can make and apply to recycle an old T-shirt. You must aim to use as many creative skills as you can to make your ‘Eco’T-shirt design original. Homework You must find a cotton T- shirt or simple top that you would like to recycle It is better if it is either white or a light colour It can belong to you or another member of the family Bring this to the next Textiles lesson You can buy the T-shirt – Tescos and Asda sell inexpensive plain white Tshirts Design Specification Deadline: The product must be completed by .................... Function: The T-shirt design should be attractive but also able to be attached to the T-shirt securely. It needs to allow for washing of the Tshirt. Target user: The product will be targeted at boys and girls age 12 - 16 Materials and components: Old T-shirts or tops, spare fabric, ribbons, braids, beads, sequins, embroidery threads, fabric paints, crayons and pens Appearance: The item must be colourful and attractive and should show effective use of colour, shape and texture. Skills used: The item can show the use of fabric crayoning, painting, stencilling, embroidery stitches, attaching beads, sequins, buttons etc Quality control: It must be constructed accurately and finished properly. Cost: The cost will depend on how many materials need to be bought. Design Specification Deadline Function: Target user: Materials and components: Appearance: Skills used: Quality control: Cost: Analysis Creative techniques To learn Surf Shop Why? Where? Theme - Sand, sea and Surf What? Designer T- shirts SAFETY How? When? Time EQUIPMENT Who? Limits Thread/spare fabric Sponges Surf shop Attractive 9 weeks Cotton T shirt Ribbons Sewing machine Scissors Pins and needles Add colour, texture, pattern Surf board Fabric colouring crayons /pens stencilling Look decorative Surf flower Camper van Produce environment friendly products Customise Teenager Boats, yachts Fish Recycle Tape measure Create a T-shirt design Sea life Sea shore Sandcastles Surf boarding Appliqué Produce a mood board A mood board will help you to collect ideas for your theme and will inspire you As homework produce your own mood board. Present it on A4 paper Use magazines, holiday brochures, internet to develop your mood board Your mood board must show colours, textures and patterns for the theme Use this to help you to create your design ideas. Research - sand, sea and surf. Use this to create your design ideas. Research - sand, sea and surf. I like this idea because It is colourful and attractive. Possible ideas for T- shirt design Do you think that these designs may be too complicated? Think about how you could simplify these designs Complete 4 ideas all on the theme, label with creative techniques, refer back to specification when explaining. You can just draw the design if you prefer DESIGN IDEAS DESIGN 1 DESIGN 2 DESIGN 3 Explanation The function of this is… The target user is… I will make this attractive by……….. I will use………………….. The measurements of the design will be…………… Explanation The function of this is… The target user is… I will make this attractive by……….. I will use………………….. The measurements of the design will be…………… Explanation The function of this is… The target user is… I will make this attractive by……….. I will use………………….. The measurements of the design will be…………… Label with measurements and construction details. Consider your progress so far? You should have in your folder, brief and specification, evaluating existing products, analysis and design ideas. You should know which idea you will be choosing as your final idea. Check that your work is neat and tidy and well coloured and presented. You should have completed some background research on the theme. Design ideas What did you have to use to explain your ideas, to check they were suitable? What information did you label on your ideas? ENSURE THAT YOUR DESIGNS INCLUDE MEASUREMENTS Label idea with creative techniques that you will use, and explain the idea. Think about developments, what could you do to develop the idea? FINAL IDEA IDEA EXPLANATION I have chosen this idea because……………………… The size is……………………… The target user for this item is……………………………. The measurements for my design will be…………….. I will make this colourful and attractive by……………. Main Design printed Fabric crayons Use your SPECIFICATION to help with your explanation. I have chosen this idea because…………………………….. Which design did you choose – and why? Visually explain in 10 words or less why you chose your final design You can use drawings to help explain your reasons! Remember to relate your reasons back to the specification Pink Pink Positioning final design Design added here on front of T-shirt Surf design produced using stencilling, fabric crayons and sequins FINAL IDEA What labelling and explanations must you include on your final idea? What did you need to use to help you explain your final idea and to check it is suitable? What main points did this include? How will you develop your final design? Adding colour Adding texture – Make and mount samples in your book What did you find difficult? What would you do differently next time? Which creative skill will you use on final design? What are these? v Make your pattern template Transfer your design Extension work: Consider ways of developing your design creatively What have you achieved today? How could you develop your design? Peer assessment – look at your partners work and suggest how they could develop their design i Cut fabric Print t-shirt Sew t-shirt Add labels Finish, press & inspect Travel to London Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5 Put the following points In the correct order to Make a flowchart. Flowchart. Add embellishments Such as beads and sequins Pin to fabric on wrong Side, and trace Design in pencil Tack in place using Thread. Begin hand Stitching. Make paper template And cut out A Gantt chart can also be used for managing time in the manufacturing process. GANTT CHART Manufacturing process Wk 1 Wk 2 Wk 3 Wk 4 Wk 5 Wk 6 Wk 7 ** ** Wk 8 Wk 9 ** ** ** ** ** ** Make stencil template ** Use masking tape to firmly attach to t-shirt ** Apply colour with sponge ** ** (DYLUNIO CHRYS-T) Spot the difference Spot the difference Spot the difference Lesson objective • To learn about another creative technique • To produce your own sample to show the effect of this creative technique • To consider its use in developing your T-shirt design further (this will help with your evaluation) • Plan the order of the manufacture for applying background colour and a design to your T-shirt START When paint is dry, remove stencil Place stencil onto T-shirt in correct position and secure with masking tape When dry, place cardboard inside Tshirt to prepare for stencilling Iron finished T-shirt Place T-shirt in dye bath Decide on tie-dye pattern and tie T-shirt with elastic bands to create patterns Use sponge or brush to apply fabric paint to stencil shape Make up dye bath After half hour remove from dye bath and leave to dry Leave to dry completely with stencil attached Rinse tied T-shirt in cold water Put the manufacturing instructions into the correct order. START Rinse tied T-shirt in cold water When dry, place cardboard inside Tshirt to prepare for stencilling Iron finished T-shirt Make up dye bath Decide on tie-dye pattern and tie T-shirt with elastic bands to create patterns Place T-shirt in dye bath After half hour remove from dye bath and leave to dry Place stencil onto T-shirt in correct position and secure with masking tape When paint is dry, remove stencil Manufacturing instructions in the correct order. Use sponge or brush to apply fabric paint to stencil shape Leave to dry completely with stencil attached Marbling If you have completed all work so far, swop your work with a partner and complete peer assessment Homework (Gwaith Cartref) Making modifications/changes to my T- Shirt design Considering ways in which you could change your design or develop it further will help you when evaluating your work This will help you to reach the higher levels of the success criteria for the project – look at the grid in your books Finally What have you learnt today? What is the next step for you? What do you hope to achieve in lessons this week? Homework! What will you do at home this week? What resources do you need for that homework to be easy to complete? Make sure that you understand what is expected this week and keep to the plan! HOW TO TIE-DYE FILL IN THE MISSING WORDS; 1. Wash and dry a piece of fabric. 2. Tie your of fabric. 3. Damp the fabric before it into the dye. 4. Leave the fabric in the for one hour, occasionally stirring gently. 5. Remove the fabric from the dye and thoroughly. 6. Hang the to dry. 7. Remove the when dried. 8. Iron your fabric. Elastic Bands Placing Dye Fabric Dyed Piece Cotton Rinse 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Why is it necessary to wash the fabric before adding the dye? What items could be used to tie your work? What mordant can be used in tie dyeing? Why do you dry the item after dyeing and before removing the string? If dyeing a yellow fabric in blue dye what colour would your dyed item come out? What safety clothing would you wear when dyeing? EVALUATION Look back at your T-shirt and consider the following, put into full sentences: Have you answered the original brief and your personal spec.? Does your T-shirt meet design points that you have made in your specification? I.e.. Have you used colour and texture attractively? How did you decide on the chosen idea for the T - shirt? Was sampling useful in the manufacture of your design? Painting, embroidery stitches, stenciling What methods did you use in the manufacture of your design? What parts of the manufacture did you find a challenge? Are you pleased with the designing and making parts of your T – shirt design? What do other people think of your work? Any suggestions for improvements? Draw a new improved design. What is your target for improvement? Look back at your evaluation What target have you set yourself? How are you going to achieve that? Homework task Research one of the following designers who has had an influence on fashion E.G Vivienne Westwood Calvin Klein Ralph Lauren Present your research on A4 paper. You are expected to show written work as well as pictures or sketches to show your understanding of the designer. Your progress so far in this area of Textiles Technology. What are your targets for today's lesson. What do you need to achieve by the end of today's Textiles Technology lesson? How will you achieve that? List resources you need to find.