17 01 2010

Paper art inspired dress

I have made a dress inspired by the paper cut out art, layering, and folding.

I’ve used the theme of adventure park and child’s safety.
There is a merry-go-round at the front and a big wheel at the back.
There is also a roller coaster around the hem.
I’ve used semi-transparent fabric in different colours to cut out and layer.

At the neckline, there is a pleat. I was inspired by a greeting card which had separate motifs which come together when the card is folded. When the pleat is folded, the little girl is excited and pulling her moms hand.

However, when the pleat is opened, the mother is separated
and instead, there is a stranger trying to kidnap the girl and she is trying to run away.