Title

From Within

Presentation Type

Event

Description

This coat was designed for a Hmong American woman who wants bring her culture with her by never forgetting the people who brought her to where she is and wants to forever embrace her heritage. The coat is made of wool with vintage Hmong embroidered textile and faux leather details. The Hmong fabric is sun worn, stained and has uneven stitches, things usually considered defects, but here they are a celebration of history, and culture. The jacket features welt pockets, machine quilted lining, notched collar, and asymmetrical hem. The pattern was created using flat pattern and draping techniques. This coat has a great sense of cohesion by showcasing the purpose of the coat with incorporating meaningful textile that tells a story. Each part of this coat was made with a purpose and the mixing of modern and vintage elements allows a Hmong American woman to embrace her past and present.

Share

COinS
 
Nov 11th, 9:00 AM

From Within

This coat was designed for a Hmong American woman who wants bring her culture with her by never forgetting the people who brought her to where she is and wants to forever embrace her heritage. The coat is made of wool with vintage Hmong embroidered textile and faux leather details. The Hmong fabric is sun worn, stained and has uneven stitches, things usually considered defects, but here they are a celebration of history, and culture. The jacket features welt pockets, machine quilted lining, notched collar, and asymmetrical hem. The pattern was created using flat pattern and draping techniques. This coat has a great sense of cohesion by showcasing the purpose of the coat with incorporating meaningful textile that tells a story. Each part of this coat was made with a purpose and the mixing of modern and vintage elements allows a Hmong American woman to embrace her past and present.

 

To view the content in your browser, please download Adobe Reader or, alternately,
you may Download the file to your hard drive.

NOTE: The latest versions of Adobe Reader do not support viewing PDF files within Firefox on Mac OS and if you are using a modern (Intel) Mac, there is no official plugin for viewing PDF files within the browser window.