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« on: August 31, 2008 01:44:26 PM »

At my high school, every senior must complete a Senior Exit Action Project, or SEAP.  We can choose almost any topic we want, and have to do a research paper, product, and exhibition of our project throughout the course of the year.   I want to do mine on unconventional and/or recycled fashion.  Every project must include an interview with a mentor experienced in the area of study.  I'd like to ask for any Craftster over the age of 21 (SEAP requirements  Lips sealed) to contact me at fusionflute09@yahoo.com if they're interested in helping me.  The interview can take place through email.

Thanks a bunch!

« Reply #1 on: September 01, 2008 03:47:22 PM »

I love this site & there are some great people here, but as far as getting a grade for interviewing someone in the field, I'd be inclined to tell you "shoot for the top!".

I'd contact one of the major fashion houses that has done deconstructed or reconstructed clothing (Dolce & Gabana comes to mind) and ask for an interview with anyone that works hands on with the designs. Yes of course one of those two guys would rock, but a senior seamstress or intern designer would still give you a great interview & lots more credit on the grade department for getting a big company. A paper letter reply would be even better, how much would that rock to turn in a interview on a huge designer companies' letterhead?

My school always required Freshman English students to write a properly formatted business letter asking some sort of relevant question & send it to someone whom we expected some kind of resopnse from. My teach made us write to our congressmen (YAWN!!). My brothers' teacher was more laid back & had a list of athletes & TV starts (agencies) that they could write to but nearly anyone known was fine with her.
My brother, being a bit of a skate punk at the time (1991) decided to write to Tony Hawk. Not only did he get a big fat envelope full of cool stickers but a fully handwritten letter from Tony himself answering every question asked. The English teacher was floored, in ten years of giving that assignment she had never seen a fully handwritten letter back from a big name. Yes, he got an A.
« Reply #2 on: September 06, 2008 01:35:20 PM »

Within the past year, I read an article about a thrift store in the San Francisco? area (Goodwill? Salvation Army?) that had an agreement with a company that redesigned and recycled donations into one-of-a-kinds that sold for a lot more money. Everything was custom, because they hardly ever had two of the same thing. Try a search on the web, go to the San Francisco papers and search their sites. It would be another great source for your project.


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