Materials Exploration (click on Nancy’s logo above after viewing slides to see next project)

Samples of experiments creating textiles

Exploration of lacing with water soluble paper and molding felt and leather

Molding trash bags to create form fitting gown

Initial design with ruffles

Woven train for initial design

Turned design upside down which transformed train into a dramatic collar

Close up of dramatic collar

Materials exploration study using non-skid carpet mat

Laser cutting study with leather

Large scale felt molding using pool noodles and golf balls

Result of felt molding