Fashion: Sewing and later Boos Designs Essay

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Journal Topic Week 2
This article is about a Trinidad born designer who owns a design studio in downtown Toronto, where she makes patterns and ships them off internationally. She is a designer with a four year degree in fashion design from Ryerson University who found herself as costume seamstress. Looking for more opportunity Boos began teaching workshops at The Workroom, a pretty DIY den on Queen Street West, only to realize that she wanted to start her own pattern making design. She started to draft designs for her company and decided to call it victory designs. Boos had always stayed with digital designs, but it wasn’t until last spring that she started to print them on tissue in size 2-16. A year and a half later boos designs were found in stores all over the world. Boos styles are original and very unique, inspired by the 1920-1930, and also 90’s hip hop like run D.M.C. she keep things that are very sentimental to her close in her studio she says, “That’s why I love sewing. It’s personal” which is why her designs will be worn well beyond the next season.
The work room Toronto’s first sew and craft by the hour space. It provides you with a chance to use sewing machines and a serger just in case you don’t have one, or have access to one. Equipped with everything you need to complete these projects large or small.
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Born into a poor family in Chilleurs-aux-Bois, Vionnet began her apprenticeship as a seamstress at age 11. She left to London to work as a hospital seamstress. While in London, Vionnet worked as a fitter for Kate Reily. Vionnet eventually returned to Paris and trained with the fashion house Callot Soeurs and later with Jacques Doucet. In 1912 she founded her own fashion house, "Vionnet". In the 1920s Vionnet created a stir by introducing the bias cut, a technique for cutting cloth diagonal to the grain of the fabric enabling it to cling to the body while moving with the wearer. Vionnet's use of the bias cut to create a sleek, flattering, body-skimming look would help revolutionize…