Event Title

What's The Angle?

Description

Zero waste design (ZWD) challenges designers to creatively make apparel by eliminating all fabric waste. Due to limited research on ZWD production, this project goal was to make a ZWD ensemble and compare production times to non-ZWD apparel. The coat required four half-scale versions before full utilization was achieved. The final version used both sides of the fabric, an applique at the center back, a pleated collar, and eight intercepting shoulder seams. The dress is a simplistic style due to the complexity of the coat and used rectangular squares with twelve darts for contouring. Analysis of production time found the ZWD coat had a 180% increase and the dress a 57.5% increase when compared to a similar non-ZWD style. Additional research in ZWD versus non-ZWD apparel production times needs to be done to see if ZWD apparel consistently requires additional production time.

Share

COinS
 
Nov 10th, 10:00 AM

What's The Angle?

Zero waste design (ZWD) challenges designers to creatively make apparel by eliminating all fabric waste. Due to limited research on ZWD production, this project goal was to make a ZWD ensemble and compare production times to non-ZWD apparel. The coat required four half-scale versions before full utilization was achieved. The final version used both sides of the fabric, an applique at the center back, a pleated collar, and eight intercepting shoulder seams. The dress is a simplistic style due to the complexity of the coat and used rectangular squares with twelve darts for contouring. Analysis of production time found the ZWD coat had a 180% increase and the dress a 57.5% increase when compared to a similar non-ZWD style. Additional research in ZWD versus non-ZWD apparel production times needs to be done to see if ZWD apparel consistently requires additional production time.

 

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.