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vivienne Westwood

  • English fashion designer
  • Morden punk
  • studied at the Harrow school of Art
  • "punk style" included safety pins, razor blades, bicycle or lavatory chains on clothing and spiked dog collars for jewellery, as well as outrageous make-up and hair  
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Vivienne Westwood

  •  English fashion designer
  • Morden punk studied at the Harrow school of Art
  • "punk style" included safety pins, razor blades, bicycle or lavatory chains on clothing and spiked dog collars for jewellery, as well as outrageous make-up and hair
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Matthew Williamson

  • English fashion designer
  • Studied in Manchestetr in Loreto college
  • Moved to London to attend school at Central Saint Martin's College of Art and Design
  • In 2005, he launched his own perfume range
  • His eponymous fashion house was founded in February 1997
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Industrial over locker

  • Can be adapted for differnt widths of stitches
  • Can have attachments added which allow elastics to be added
  • Sometimes they are 4 or 3 thread machines depending on what type of finish is needed
  • Blade to  cut and trim the fabric as it is stitched
  • Threads overlaps the edge of the fabrics to neaten them
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Multi-Head Embroidery Machine

  • programmed via computer
  • Stitches a number of the same design simultaneously
  • If one thread brakes on one head the whole machine stops for the fault to be corrected
  • Thread changes take place atomaticllay each head can have 10 needles for 10 spools of thread
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