What makes us tick? — fashion maker RSS



What's a Revolution anyway?

This week in April its Fashion Revolution week, so I thought it a good time to pop some words down and speak to what we do as part of the slow fashion moment. You may be asking yourself what the hell is a fashion revolution or slow fashion for that matter, and I'm so glad you asked. Its important to not just accept terms and words as they are and to actually know what they mean and why they are important. Fashion revolution has come from extreme tragedy, the Rana plaza collapse brought to light  issues the world was unaware of regarding practices and treatment of big fashion brand employees. Sheading light on the fashion industry at large, the processes...

Continue reading



I love making things

Cassie Doherty Designer and maker for @Schudio Words by Cassie Doherty I love making things. I always have. I always have. Anything from putting together IKEA furniture (sick, I know) to knitting scarves, I even enjoy covering my daughter’s school books with contact (another illness, I know). I remember in high school, sewing the standard boxer shorts and pillow case wasn’t enough for me. I also painted my pillowcase with fabric paint to match my Ken Done bedspread. In drama we had to write a short play, so I made a corrugated cardboard journal cover for mine. I just couldn’t help myself. In art I even made a corrugated cardboard fan, not the hand held kind, one you would plug...

Continue reading