Dirk-Jan Kortschot – The Netherlands

My DNA

Category: Modern

Description

My DNA is really my DNA. Since I was a young boy I fold in paper.

Always looking how to make a folding form from 2D into 3D and translate into the right fabric.

There are two fusion things in my hat:
– fusion in my fabric: silk with paper into one new fabric
– fusion in using an old technique with my own folding technique.

The result is a wonderful hat which can be worn easily and shows my ideas.

Materials

  • Silk
  • iron wire
  • paper
  • flosifix
  • felt

Techniques

  • Blocking
  • felt laser cutting paper
  • ironing flisofix and silk
  • sewing

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HATalk Issue 140 (November 2017). Cover hat by Veronica Marucci.

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