Susan T. Avila and Rui Xu
Textile: Susan T. Avila
Fashion Design: Rui Xu
The textile was created by cutting strips of black silk georgette (discarded from the fashion industry as waste) and sewing them into a new fabric through the embroidery process. The new fabric was then discharged and dyed by hand stamping.
Photos: garment photos Chong Zhang, Design Museum photo Barbara Molloy
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