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Some of this is student work but then I now have started to take each project given to me as a student as if it wasn't a project but about to wal… Read More
Some of this is student work but then I now have started to take each project given to me as a student as if it wasn't a project but about to walk down the runway any minute. Read Less
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Chertova
 Rachel Chertoff
I was involved in the internship fair held by my school Columbus College of Art & Design and needed to put together a portfolio.  At the time I only had three looks that I was very proud to show and talk about.  There will be more to come!  All the textiles are done by yours truly.  I enjoy dying and manipulating the fabric to every extent.
60's Mod Dress

Hand dyed velvet and then devore print done by hand as well 
Tunic

Raw silk that was de-gummed (creating it to be what we know of silk to be, soft) and dyed in indigo dye with shibori technique
Border on back is hand screen printed and designed by yours truly.
Braided Knit Headband

I have learned how to knit and crochet and love to apply it to most of my design when I can.  This just shows a little bit of that skill that I have acquired.
Little Black Dress

Black jersey knit dress with princess seams
Hand crocheted sweater on top