Fanny Dequin

Textile Designer

About

Recently graduated in fashion design from the Atelier Chardon Savard, I'm looking to specialize in Textile design.

Textile creation

The creative journey from the idea to the fabric, through many experiments.

Experimentations

Creation of textile samples by mixing various techniques : knitting machine, printing, quilting, weaving, dyeing.

Knitting machine

Using the resources of the knitting machine : Jacquard, weaving, fringes, pique knit.

Prints

From drawing by hand or computer to screen printing.

Drawing

Drawing a step in the creative process.

Silhouettes

Pencil, acrylic, ink, watercolor or pen: different techniques around the garment.

Perspectives

Same silhouette according to different points of view. Draw by hand, reworked on the computer.

Skills

Creation and textile finishing : Learning embroidery, dyeing, screen printing and knitting machine utilisation. Prints creation by hand or computer.
Good recognition of textiles.
Screenprinting on table à la Lyonnaise for all-over or placed prints.
Dye bath, indigo and vegetable dye.

Computer skills : Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign : good mastery

Languages : Fluent French - Native language ; Fluent English

Experiences

June-July 2018 : internship at Clémence Regnier - Ennoblisseur
Learning hand-made screenprinting on table à la lyonnaise. Printing of all-over or placed prints. Color research, dyeing clothes or fabric.
Learning the vegetable dye : etching, researcg of different colors and materials. indigo dyeing.
Experiments : mercerization.
Sewing : Creation of a cushions' collection previously printed or dyed.
Communication : Creation of contents and posts for social networks and the website of the workshop.

February-september 2018 : collaboration with "Les Belles Canailles":
Creation and developpement of a printed and embroidered cushion for an eco-friendly brand for children's linens.
Participation in the research of collaborators / manufacturers, the design and the manufacture of the model.
Linen tincture and pattern printing

July 2017 : internship at Virginie Poison - Milliner :
Training / introduction to the craft of milliner: custom-made, model selection, dyeing, molding, assembly, garrison, finishes and sales.
Work of sisal, parasisal, muslin, silk, pearls, feathers, rhinestones, flowers’ creation in fabric.

June 2017 : internship at Jonathan Devrieux - Costume designer - Tailor :
Learning of indigo dyeing and natural dyeing on wool and silk.
Training / introduction to tailoring: taking measurements, creating a pattern, cutting the fabric.

Work on the annual Fashion Show of the Atelier Chardon-Savard:
Responsible for the first year theme "Ethylène" (2017), the second year theme "Panneaux-plis" (2018) and responsible for the casting for the third year theme : "DéRiDé" (2019)
Participation in the design and production of 7 silhouettes (2017), 14 silhouettes (2018) and 18 silhouettes (2019). Partnership with students from a professional high school: creation of a laser cut pattern.

Education

2016-2019: Atelier Chardon-Savrd : Fashion Designer Course : Level II certified by CNCP (expected date of graduation : end of 2019)

2016 : Scientific Baccalaureate : Mention well

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