Cassie Quinn
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Cassie Quinn

Material, Embroidery and Fashion DesignerLondon, United Kingdom
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Cassie Quinn
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Cassie Quinn

Material, Embroidery and Fashion DesignerLondon, United Kingdom
About me
I'm a creative who has a wide range of experience from fashion design, embroidery, material science and project management. I enjoy facilitating educational (but fun) workshops. I am passionate about the environment and improving the sustainability of the fashion industry one fibre at a time. I love to work with a range of teams from schools and unis to social enterprises and brands. I have founded my own company CQ Studio that develops innovative fabrics for fashion. I'm open to a wide range of work, if you have a project and want to collaborate get in touch, I'd love to hear from you!
Projects
  • Are you keen to learn about sustainability in fashion?
    Are you keen to learn about sustainability in fashion?
  • Excessories -  Creating plastic-free textile accessories from excess waste.
    Excessories - Creating plastic-free textile accessories from excess waste.A collaborative design project with @mabiodesign, @maisonzero and @lvmh for the @iucn_congress ‘One Nature, One Future’, 3-11th of September 2021 in Marseille, France. Extracts from food waste are added to textile dye wastewater and separates the dye particles from the water. This results in clean water and a pigmented biopolymer. The pigmented biopolymer is then used to create luxurious bio-sequins and embellishments for textile designs. This design was inspired by footage capturing vibrant l
Work history
    London College of Fashion, UAL logo
    London College of Fashion, UAL logo
    Project CoordinatorLondon College of Fashion, UAL
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    Project ReGo is a fashion activism project that seeks to train young people in fashion and business. I support the project through a wide variety of means including stakeholder management, procurement of materials, sourcing venues, recruitment and consistent communication.
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    Director/FounderCQ Studio
    London, United KingdomPart Time
    I founded CQ Studio during my masters in Biodesign. I conduct research and development of regenerative fabrics, facilitate educational workshops and offer creative and sustainable consultancy to brands and designers
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Skills
  • Project Management
  • Project Co-ordination
  • Textile Design
  • Sustainable Materials
  • Fashion Design
  • Fashion Events
  • Creative Concepting
  • Creative Art Direction
  • Embroidery
  • Adobe
Education
    Central Saint Martins (UAL) logo
    Central Saint Martins (UAL) logo
    MA BiodesignCentral Saint Martins (UAL)
    London, United Kingdom
    Amongst the first ever cohorts studying MA in Biodesign at Central Saint Martins. I work with living systems to develop more sustainable practices for the fashion industry.
    University of east London logo
    University of east London logo
    Bachelor of Arts (BA) University of east London
     - London, United Kingdom
    Completed a BA in fashion textiles at UEL. Studying print design, sewing skills, pattern cutting, draping, design development and technical drawings. I was selected for Graduate Fashion Week showcase in my final year.
Awards
    University of The Arts London (UAL) logo
    University of The Arts London (UAL) logo
    Mead Fellowship AwardUniversity of The Arts London (UAL)
    Award to conduct research and development of regenerative fibres for fashion
    Mayor of London logo
    Mayor of London logo
    Mayor's Entreprenuer AwardMayor of London
    Semi-finalist for Mayor’s Entrepreneur Award for business idea CQ Studio, developing seaweed fabrics.
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