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Needle and Thread / shoes

Needle and Thread
Needle and Thread

A series of shoes constructed from pine needles;
Contemplating local material, I experiment consisted of finding different sewing techniques to keep the separate pine needle strands together, creating a textile which is then formed into shoes. the unique material choice is ecological due to its popularity in the region, the consideration of using pine needles as a raw material alluding to the gentle needle mat and the previous lives of the needles.

University

Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design

Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design
Jerusalem, Israel

Design

Ilani, Hadas

Ilani, Hadas
Hod Hasharon, Israel