Unit Topics

Unit 4 topics:

  1. How to make a Lace motif – Ashley
  2. How to crochet a scarf  based on historic dress  – Chelsea
  3. How to embroider a motif  on a handcerchief  – Chyna
  4. How to knit a simple a hat based on historic dress – Ruby
  5. How to knit a scarf based on historic dress –  Stacy
  6. How to Plain weave – Chai
  7. How to Twill weave – Tyler
  8. How to Satin Weave -Tracy
  9. How to needle felt a design on fabric – Maya
  10. How to Wet felt a slipper – Taundrea
  11. How to make a historical women’s exterior pocket – Stella
  12. How to make and tie a bow tie – Xiomara
  13. How to make a detachable collar – Kris
  14. How to grow / processes cotton – Aracili
  15. How to grow  / processes flax – Brittany
  16. How to make silk thread  – Nicco
  17. How to processes natural dyes (onion skins) Kimberly
  18. How to processes natural dyes (pomagranate) Jelesse
  19. How to processes natural dyes (walnut) Katie
  20. How to Batik – Karen
  21. How to shebori dye fabric – Milan
  22. How to make a blocks for printing on textiles – Briana

 

 

Unit 3 Topics for presentations:

All topics are looking at the time of 1500-1870

  1. Corset 1550-1700: Katie M
  2. Corset 1700-1870:  Chai
  3. Womens underwear: 1500-1700  Kris
  4. Men’s underwear 1700-1870:  Araceli
  5. Women’s headpieces 1500-1700: Jelesse
  6. Paneer and other undergarments which create silhouette:  Stacy
  7. French Lace: Milan
  8. Italian Lace: Maya
  9. English Lace: Tyler
  10. Court Wigs in France: Brittany
  11. Court Shoes: Ashley
  12. Court Jewelry in England: Karen
  13. Court Jewelry in France: Brianna
  14. Court Jewelry in Italy: Chelesea
  15. Queen Elizabeth Coronation: Kimberly
  16. Queen Elizabeth birth of a virgin: Tracy
  17. Codpiece: Nico
  18. Ladies in Waiting:  Xiomara
  19. Ball gowns of court Queen Victoria: Tuandrea
  20. Day dresses of court  Queen Victoria: Stella
  21. Men’s dress at court during Queens Elizabeth: Chyna
  22. Men’s dress at court in Italy during 1500-1600: Ruby

 

 

 

 

 

Unit 2 Topics for presentations:

  1. Vilsco Co. – Karen C
  2. Heritage Wax Co. – Kimberly
  3. Batik in Ghana – Tuandra
  4. Batik in Indonesia – Ashley
  5. Dutch Colonies in Africa – Stella
  6. Dutch Colonies in Indonesia – Tyler
  7. Meaning of color and Motifs in Wax Prints in Ghana – Ruby
  8. British Colonies in India – Stacy
  9. Gandhi’s textile revolution – Tracy A.
  10. The history and meaning of paisley motif – Chyna
  11. History of Weaving in Kashmir Valley – Kris
  12. River routes between Persian and Russia – Araceli
  13. The migration of cotton crops from Europe to the US – Sidne
  14. Silk textiles from the silk road – Maya H
  15. Silk clothing from the silk road – Nico
  16. European influences on the silk road – Chelsea
  17. Indigo in Japan – Briana
  18. Woad in Europe – Chai
  19. Indigo in Scotland and Ireland – Brittany
  20. Indigo in America – Xiomara
  21. The slave trade and textiles in US – Milan H
  22. The slave trade and textiles in Europe – Katie
  23. Fashion dolls gifts from monarchs – Jelesse