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Jenny Udale


Student work: Heidi Sumner – The design development process.

I received the work from Heidi Sumner a Foundation Textile student a few months ago. I wanted to share her creative work with you here and discuss the concept design development. The foundation course with the OCA is an introduction to the skills needed for Textile studies. Students are asked in part 1 to experiment […]

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In conversation with: Sarah Kaye Rodden

Sarah’s response to materials: wood, metal, cardboard, is intuitive and honest. Pieces are made by hand, instinctively responding to the tactile qualities and structure of the materials creating forms that please her. Choosing not to add texture, embellishment or decoration the surfaces are left in their simple state.

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Fashion Knitwear

I have previously posted on this blog my experience of writing two books for Bloomsbury Books called The Fundamentals of Fashion and Textiles and Fashion. These books had an educational slant and targeted the student reader interested in fashion and textiles. I now want to talk a little of my experience of writing a book […]

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Back to Basics

OCA’s Jenny Udale on being approached to write the ‘Fundamentals of Fashion’

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That's a Wrap

Jenny Udale explores the work of Zoe Hillyard and Zander Olsen

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Knitwear Innovation

How can you create work that looks new?

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