S: Fashion Design Group 2011
BC: A big | THANK YOU | to all the parents and staff members who took time from their busy schedules to help our students put together their amazing fashion items. | HILKE | MISS KATRINA | ROBYN | AMANDA | MICHELLE
FC: Fashion Design Group! Term 4 2011
1: The Clairvaux Catwalk
2: Please note: To preserve privacy, names of participating students will be represented by an initial.
3: In Term 4, 38 Senior Students took part in the Fashion Design Group. The students had to design and create their own fashion item by changing an existing item. This book is about their journey of creating their fashion item. | Get ready to see some amazing designs!
4: BEFORE | This is G . . . . . 's amazing T shirt creation. She began with a boring black T-Shirt and added an orange and white polka dot heart with applique. She then hand sewed all of those amazing rainbow buttons around the outside. It would have been a lot of work!
7: AFTER! | AFTER! | A . . . . is wearing a black and white party dress. She made this by sewing a white 3\4 top onto a black mini skirt and adding a bow to the skirt. She finished her design by sewing silver sequins on the neckline one by one because they kept falling off.
9: J . . . . is modelling an electric blue dress with a black tulle overskirt. The fascinator is made with a black flower surrounded by blue petals and black boutique feathers. | AFTER | This gown was made with the collaboration of S . . . . . . . . , J . . . . . , E . . . . . . , and M . . . . . . .
11: AFTER | E . . . . . . got her inspiration for her pink cushion from her pencil case. For decoration she added pink fluffy hearts and hand made pink tassels. This would be perfect to take to a pyjama party.
12: BEFORE | AFTER | C . . . . . . is wearing a fabulous fringed top that was made from a plain white singlet. She has added some fringing and neutral beads. She also designed a pencil case that she made from some jeans. Look what you can do with a small budget. It's amazing!
14: BEFORE | AFTER | M . . . . . is wearing some cut off denim jeans which she made into shorts and decorated with a picture on the back. These would be great on a hot day with a short top.
15: G . . . . . . is wearing a stylish everyday top which would be great for going to the movies, shopping or hanging out with friends. The material is fun and cool to wear. | BEFORE | AFTER
16: BEFORE | AFTER | L . . . . turned a boring long sleeved top into a pretty white tank top by hand sewing coloured flower shaped sequins on to the front. She teamed it with a short black skirt for a comfortable casual outfit to wear to a party.
17: BEFORE | AFTER | M . . . . . has made a stunning Clairvaux super top. She added a photo of her friends and some coloured ribbons for decoration.
19: AFTER | L . . . . . is wearing an awesome soccer jersey which he made from a plain black t-shirt. He has a diagonal red stripe on the front and iron-on numbers and letters on the back. He designed his own logo and team called Clifford United.
20: BEFORE | AFTER
21: She measured, pinned and sewed the bow to the top, then sewed the top on to the skirt. This outfit is perfect for going out somewhere special with family and friends. | S . . . . . is wearing a cute party dress.
22: M . . . . has turned her great bargain buy off Ebay for $4 into a beautiful summer dress. She has sewn on a gorgeous sequin band to add more detail to the dress.
24: AFTER | BEFORE | O . . . . . was inspired by her love of bright colours to create a colourful black and pink business dress with a sparkling blue belt and a line of star shaped sequins on the top.
25: S . . . . has designed a 'FRIENDS' top for lounging around at home. It's comfortable and looks great too.
26: BEFORE | AFTER | O . . . . is wearing a lovely top decorated with hot pink sequins saying 'FASHION'. At the bottom is a repeating pattern of purple and green sequins.
27: BEFORE | AFTER | C . . . . . transformed an 'Op Shop' dress into a gorgeous black formal dress by adding tulle to the bottom and satin to make a high belt. She was inspired by on-line dresses and incorporated some of the ideas into her design
28: BEFORE | AFTER | N . . . . . . is wearing an over the shoulder Lady GaGa top. She cropped a plain white t-shirt and added a V neck and a black frill on the shoulders. A Lady Gaga transfer completes this funky top.
29: K . . . . created a casual everyday top from a plain white t-shirt. She was inspired by the Eiffel Tower. This top would be great with both jeans and shorts.
30: L . . . . . is wearing jeans decorated with sparkling flower sequins on the belt. | These jeans would be great to wear horse riding or just lazing around at home.
31: AFTER | BEFORE | M . . . . 's t-shirt features the word 'DANCE' across the front and a statement on the back which truly interprets meaning of dance. This would be great to wear to dance classes.
32: M . . . . is the envy of all Harry Potter fans with her specially decorated t-shirt. Check out the HP initials on the back and the fabulous motifs on the front!
33: K . . . . . . . . has created a fascinator to complement her dress.. She made it from a kit using a base, comb flowers and feathers. | Her gorgeous outfit would be perfect for going to the races.
34: S . . . . . . . . is wearing a pretty black t-shirt decorated with pearls and mini stars. She hemmed her white jeans and put an iron-on pear on the back pocket of her jeans.
35: I . . . . . . . is wearing a glamorous tank top adorned with pearls and chains inspired by the 1940s. This top is great paired with high waisted black shorts with gold buttons.
36: BEFORE | AFTER | A . . . was inspired by Sarah Jessica Parker to create a gorgeous vibrant blue fascinator made from a base, headband, feathers, butterfly and a rose. It looks 'fantabulous'!
37: BEFORE | AFTER | Using a red and black theme, R . . . . . . created a fascinator and matching handbag to suit her dress - a great outfit for the races or a special occasion.
38: BEFORE | AFTER | K . . . . added blue sequins around the neck of a tank top then finished it off with a stunning star in the centre. | Perfect for casual or party wear.
39: BEFORE | AFTER | E . . . is wearing a Justin Bieber t-shirt any fan would love to own She sewed a sequinned 'JB' on the back and added a photo of her favourite singer on the front.
40: AND | BEFORE | After spray painting their t-shirts at a party, C . . . . . . and E . . . knew what they wanted to do.
41: AFTER | Don't they look cool! | .They each made the logo 'Brothers' and ironed it on to their t-shirts.
42: O . . . . . 's pretty purple top was created by adding a chain of pearls and a bow to a plain t-shirt. This is a great casual look to go anywhere.
43: BEFORE | AFTER | L . . 's inspiration for her shorts was the colours of the French flag - red, white and blue. She made them by cutting her 3/4 jeans, hemming and decorating with coloured beads.
44: BEFORE | AFTER | J . . . . has made a pretty floral skirt with a white elastic waistband to wear on casual occasions.
45: BEFORE | AFTER | E . . . has created a lovely pale pink satin dress with a beautiful dark pink belt and a large matching flower This is a dress to wear somewhere special.
46: G . . . . . . has made a great everyday pair of denim shorts by cutting down some old jeans. She ironed on a flower to one pocket and on the other she sewed pink and purple sequins.
47: A . . decorated a plain pair of jeans with multi coloured sequins. She also ironed the word 'LOVE' on the back of the top she is wearing. Perfect for a casual day out!
48: C . . . . is wearing a cool skater's top which he decorated with permanent markers and hand sewn slogans.
49: T . . . . . . 's idea came from the Chicago Bulls. This top would be good for both skating and playing basketball. He decorated his top with iron-on letters and numbers, as well using a needle and thread.
51: Mrs N is off to the races in a smart black and white dress with a grey and yellow trim. In case the weather turns cool, she has teamed it with a grey 3/4 sleeved jacket. She made her fascinator by adding feathers and flowers.