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Student beading work

Some images I snuck at the Bunka Costume Museum.

There is magic in the details! Go to the museum! There is a database there that you can use to view costumes from all over the world (mostly Asia & Europe)

Industrial sewing lab tutorials

Hello lovely class!! Did your brains explode today with creative possibilities after seeing all the amazing machines today in the Industrial Sewing Lab?? We didn’t have enough time to go over all the… Continue reading

Shingo Sato Sensei

A lecture by draping and construction master Shingo Sato in Colombia (?). Dart manipulation into style lines. Draping can be very playful! Some of you students will want to do this on the… Continue reading

Vanity Sizing

Have you ever wondered what size you really are? Guess what??? It doesn’t matter!! It’s all arbitrary, anyways! Every brand creates it’s own body shape, block standard patterns and standard sizing. That is… Continue reading

Tokyo Art Beat

Tokyo Art Beat Art exhibitions & parties. This website is a good go-to for info and venues!

New Fabric Mimics Sense of Touch

New ‘Skin’ Fabric Mimics Sense of Touch What could you design with this groundbreaking new fabric??


Do your research. How do people want to look? What innovations are under the cloth that allow us to alter ourĀ  natural silhouette to make our body shape ‘fashionable’. If the modern body… Continue reading

Halluci in the Resource Center

Friday is your last chance to see the halluci exhibition in the Resource Center Gallery. GO go go go go go gogogogogogo and see this awesome Bunka Alumni-designed menswear brand. Flip it inside… Continue reading