Katie Wilson
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Katie Wilson

Knitted Textile DesignerManchester, United Kingdom
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Katie Wilson
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Katie Wilson

Knitted Textile DesignerManchester, United Kingdom
About me
Knitted textile designer creating conceptual knitwear as abstract structures for the body. I play with material manipulation, frequently inspired by natural forms and sustainability.
Projects
  • CONFIGURED FORMS
    CONFIGURED FORMS'CONFIGURED FORMS' is a collection of samples and garments depicting natural movement, organic form and abstract structures. My concept derives from the mesmerising shapes of Loie Fuller, in comparison with the complex structure of shells. These sources of inspiration aim to highlight movement, illusion and sustainable practices through conceptual knitwear as abstract structures for the body. Created entirely from home on a domestic machine, these garments are made up of organic cotton, with the
  • Iridescent: The Capsule Collection
    Iridescent: The Capsule Collection'CONFIGURED FORMS: Iridescent' is a capsule collection of final samples that have been developed off of my 'CONFIGURED FORMS' brief and project. The samples are heavily embellished or manipulated to respond to the form and textural qualities of shells, inspired by fashion and jewellery trend predictions for Spring 2021. My aim for this collection was to develop my concept, bringing in fresh ideas for a collection inspired by my previous work, but embellished to reflect a renewed approach. Comple
Skills
  • Dubied Knitting
  • Machine Knitting
  • Embroidery
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Embellishment
  • Knitwear Design
  • Digital Printing
Education
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    First Class BA (Hons) Textiles in PracticeManchester School of Art
     - Manchester, United Kingdom
    Specialising in Knit
Awards
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    Highest Mark in EuropeEdexcel (Pearson)
    Highest mark in Europe for Pearson Advanced Level Art & Design.