Senorita AweSUMO Atelier Heart Warming during iD XV Dunedin Fashion Week

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Senorita AweSUMO Atelier Heart Warming During ID XV Dunedin Fashion Week

Project 2014-02-23 13:23:08 +1300

Help me create a conscious Fashion experience in Dunedin during iD XV 2014.

Te Warewhare Whakapau - Senorita AweSUMO

The official opening of Dunedin’s first sustainable fashion hub. Zerowaste fashion practitioner Senorita AweSUMO and environmental designer Shigeko Iwamuro will open the doors to their newly established conscious fashion production and retail hub. Ceremonially raising the flag and opening their studio doors to the public, come and see how you can help save the planet, one garment at a time.

The opening will include music, a 3D working installation responding to fashion culture and the war on want, a flag raising ceremony courtesy of some theatrical surprise guests.

 With a warm and welcoming atmosphere fashion can be personal, emotional and also environmentally sustainable and Senorita AweSUMO wants to showcase a more conscious solution to a global problem.

We would like to provide some nibbles, Tea and bubbles in celebration of this occasion.

My team is mostly voluntary and includes family and friends, my amazing supporters, Thanx U <3!!!! I am also hoping to engage with some Otago Polytechnic students to photograph and film the event.
If any one wants to that job still hasnt been filled!!! holla.

check out my website here   

facejerk

blog

 

If you can't contribute finanacially then i'd appreciate a share, THANX!!<3!!

peace <3 STAY AweSUMO!! FI!

 

Comments

Updates 19

rewards coming at ya soon peoples

28/03/2014 at 9:17 AM

hi all i have just received confirmation of some dollars coming my way, thank you all very much.

i have been sent a pdf list but half the addresses have been cut off so i am jsut waiting for her to resend that to me again so i can post out those rewards to you.

 

if however you are planning on coming to the opening i will have the rewards there and a list and you could choose your own. it's only 4 days away so hope to see your faces there.

 

choice

 

love and light for your day

 

fi

 

thanx your all amazing

24/03/2014 at 11:18 PM

Thank you all very much. It is amazing that you care enough to spare me a few dollars. It will make this a super amazing event which is literally only one week away. Hooray!!!!! I just finished the flags for the opening which is pretty exciting. 

 

Love you all  gotta get back to work <3 stay aweSUMO.

Fi

last few hours of aweSUMO rewards

23/03/2014 at 1:05 PM

just want to say and i know i have already but you guys are ace!!!! thanx for helping me out i really appreciate it, makes my heart a bit melty knowing you all care anough to giz a few dollars, thanx for the love, loves you all back too!!!!

 

<3 fi

1 day 1 daY 1 DAY, something we say alot but usually never get to

22/03/2014 at 8:44 AM

so with one day left i want to thank everyone who has pledged your worth towards my cause, your so amazing for caring and giving your $$$, it's going to make my opening so special knowing your all behind me, <3 you guys!!!!!!!

 

stay aweSUMO, Fi

CAPS ARE UP YO

16/03/2014 at 8:57 PM

alright i been busy today, the caps are up, we have hit $560 which is so great.

 

I hope you measured your head so now you can find out if one of these caps fits your head, theres only one hand printed dinosaur cap, better get in quick for that one.

 

hope your all awesome and had a great weekend.

<3 fi

Vintage Fabric Cap - Blue x3

16/03/2014 at 8:41 PM

These caps have an elasticated piece at back for ease.

blue cap

Black Woolen Sparkle Cap x7

16/03/2014 at 8:40 PM

Black Woolen Metallic Sparkle Caps x7

These caps have an elasticated piece at the back for ease, I will upload these in rewards as sizes.

cap - black wool sparkle

black cap

CAPS x1 only handprinted Dinosaur CAP

16/03/2014 at 8:35 PM

 

 

handprinted dino cap

White Drill handprinted Dinosaur Cap Size 59cm - 61.5cm, x1 ONLY.

These caps have an elasticated section at the back for ease. The peak on this cap is awesome.

woohoo $560 + a terrible video I made!!!

16/03/2014 at 6:45 PM

Yay we got over the $500 mark, I am about to start uploading some more rewards as well but just to make you smile here's a terrible video I made in my studio, do you like the colours I painted the walls? aweSUMO eh?

 

http://senoritaawesumo.blogspot.co.nz   blog post human freindly fashion!!!!

 

better go load up some caps, got your head measured yet, check out my previous update for a sizing guide and how to obtain your measurements!!!!

 

meanwhile haz a cringe at this video.

 

<3 Fi

woohoo $475 that's so ace

15/03/2014 at 9:40 AM

wow, hooray, $475 i know who that was pledging for a sweatshirt for someone who I wont name cos I think it might be a surprise, so stoked you get this sweatshirt, yay!!!!!!!!

 

Your all amazing for pledging to this project, everything is starting to look pretty aweSUMO, hopefully all the tradies will be done by tuesday and I can start primping and preening the place, and do some more sewing, the official evite will be going out tomorrow, music has been sorted got 2 amazing people to share their voices with us, Matt langley and the amazing Dell.

 

There will be a couple of new rewards up this weekend, Some awesome caps I made from left over fabrics, I think theres one left that is hand printed with dinosaurs. I will be doing the same thing and putting images here in the updates so you can see them, awesome, you better go measure your head to know what size you are eh?

 

i'm off to the beach for some long overdue barefeet time, have an amaze weekend!!!!!!!!!

<3 fi

SWEATSHIRT #3 Female 3xl/male xxl

09/03/2014 at 11:59 PM

 

 

Sweatshirt #3

This sweatshirt is handmade by me, It is navy blue, royale blue, lite blue, black, black w white cross, peach, grey marle. Cotton Sweatshirt.

 

Female size 3xl/male size xl - xxl

SWEATSHIRT #2 - Female Large/Male Med

09/03/2014 at 11:47 PM

Sweatshirt #2

This sweatshirt is handmade by me, It is royal blue, black, navy blue w white tear drop, lite blue, Seriously considered keeping this one, still after the perfect sweater!!!!

Female Size Large/Male Medium.

 

SIZE CHART

09/03/2014 at 11:35 PM

 

OSFM - One Size Fits Most - general 8 - 16 range.

WOMENS

 

SIZE     8 10 12 14 16
(cm)
BUST   82 87 92 97 102

 

WAIST 62 67 72 77 82

 

HIPS     92 97 102 107 112

 

MENS

 

SIZE         S M L XL XXL
(cm)
CHEST    96 100 104 108 112

 

SEAT       98 102 106 110 114

 

WAIST    79 83 87 91 95
(natural)
WAIST     82 86 90 94 98
(trouser)

HAT SIZING

 

 The easiest way to determine your hat size is by using the metric system.

 

 The metric system uses a measurement in cm of the CIRCUMFERENCE of your head.

 

 With a tape measure, measure around your head at the point where you would wear a hat - 1 cm above the ears, and around across the forehead.

 

The tape measure should not be too tight or too loose, but comfortable as you would expect a hat to be.

 

 This measurement should always be rounded UP to the nearest cm to determine the metric hat size you should wear. When a tape measure is not available, use piece of string which can be measured after fitting it to the head.

SWEATSHIRT # 1 - Female Size 10/male XSmall.

09/03/2014 at 11:32 PM

sweatshirt #1

This Sweatshirt is handmade by me from cotton sweatshirting, it is black, black w white cross, royal blue, purple, light blue, dyed lite blue, peach, red.

Femal Size 10/Male Size xSmall. It has a wide neck,  I made myself one it's so great in this autumnul Dunedin weather!!!!

From op shop to high fashion, TV one news 8.3.2014

08/03/2014 at 10:38 PM

Here's a little link to the peice about me on TVNZ one News 8.3.2014, Thanx to Megan, Roy and Edward for making me feel at ease on camera. Still don't know how I feel about it but there you go.

http://tvnz.co.nz/national-news/op-shop-high-fashion-video-5860778

 

Stay AweSUMO, <3 Fi

yay $300 thats amazing!!!!

06/03/2014 at 9:56 AM

hooray, starting to make some mroe headway with collecting dollars for my cause which is amazing, I have some new rewards coming this weekend for you, some hand made sweatshirts from my new 'peaced' range, there will be 3, in different sizes @ $100ea, i will put images in the updates so you can see which one is which.  These are all unique, noone will ever have the same as you, pretty choice. look out for that this sunday!!!!

 

Thanx so much for pledging to my cause, it's really amazing that you are willing to support me in my endeavours.

 

stay aweSUMO, <3 Fi.

This is my studio I sewed some scarves for you today!!!!!

03/03/2014 at 8:35 PM

sewing scarves for rewards.

So this is my studio, and today I used it to sew 10 circle scarves from black jersey knit to reward you for giving me your dollars, Thanx heaps your totally ace for doing so!!!!!

These will be up tomorrow for $40 or more, Hooray!!!!!

Also today TVNZ visited to film a little story, that was a little weird, should be on ONE news at some point, don't really know when yet, phew, big day!!!!

 

Stay AweSUMO, <3 Fi.

$205 amazing

02/03/2014 at 10:27 AM

THANX  for being amazing and pledging to my cause, it's really harrd to ask for money so i thanx you from the bottom of my heart. <3

 

fi

YAY!!!!!!!

28/02/2014 at 9:56 PM

YAY!!! THANX SO MUCH for pledgeing some dollars towards my cause, Your so amazing for doing so, $165 so far, I will be making some more banana stencils next week w Aroha Novak, 'Ode to Warhol' , 10 on linen board, these will be at $15 so YAY still more goodies to come as I find them!!!!!

 

We are also working on idea's for the wall out the back in the 3D installation, #waronwant

so can't wait to get some paint for the walls, lots of painting to be done over the next few weeks. I have also started sewing again, hooray!!! been making some fun sweatshirts, just need to make a couple more patterns in different sizes and we will be in super production mode, look out for these on my website......

http://senoritaawesumo.bigcartel.com/

 

choice,  also today I spent some time w Bathgate Park School Technology class, we are working on some wearable art for a show at the DPAG March 31st at 4pm, they had some great ideas I can't wait to start realising some of them next week. teaching is choice!!!! Friday's are hard!!!

so thats what i've been up to recently, hope your choice!!! <3

Fi.

 

 

 

    Pledgers 29

    Magali Larroche
    2014-03-23 20:00:42 +1300
    Glenys Clements
    2014-03-23 19:28:54 +1300
    Chris Armstrong
    2014-03-23 19:22:47 +1300
    Magali Larroche
    2014-03-22 22:53:46 +1300
    Janeen Still
    2014-03-22 09:49:15 +1300
    Denise Shackleton
    2014-03-21 12:40:03 +1300
    Ian Loughran
    2014-03-19 18:32:36 +1300
    Felicity Lydia Donaldson
    2014-03-19 12:45:29 +1300
    Michelle Moore
    2014-03-19 11:36:08 +1300
    Alice Lake-Hammond
    2014-03-19 10:52:03 +1300
    Jules
    2014-03-16 14:09:34 +1300
    Christo Harrison
    2014-03-15 14:54:42 +1300
    Nina Barbezat
    2014-03-15 12:12:24 +1300
    Sally Woods
    2014-03-14 11:40:17 +1300
    Kat Gibbons
    2014-03-13 22:30:53 +1300
    Ross McKay
    2014-03-12 18:51:03 +1300
    Anonymous pledger
    2014-03-11 12:36:41 +1300
    Tania Robinson
    2014-03-09 21:13:53 +1300
    Karen Burnett
    2014-03-06 08:55:27 +1300
    Susan Wardell
    2014-03-05 20:15:42 +1300
    bea lorimer
    2014-03-05 16:01:30 +1300
    Lindon Moodie
    2014-03-01 03:31:09 +1300
    Nick Knox
    2014-02-28 23:49:22 +1300
    Amber Muir
    2014-02-28 12:29:21 +1300
    Nell
    2014-02-27 12:23:42 +1300
    Dell
    2014-02-27 09:41:01 +1300
    Magali Larroche
    2014-02-25 11:56:13 +1300
    Chris Armstrong
    2014-02-25 11:43:38 +1300
    Gabrielle Panckhurst
    2014-02-25 10:37:06 +1300

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    Senorita AweSUMO Atelier Heart Warming During ID XV Dunedin Fashion Week

    Project 2014-02-23 13:23:08 +1300

    Help me create a conscious Fashion experience in Dunedin during iD XV 2014.

    Te Warewhare Whakapau - Senorita AweSUMO

    The official opening of Dunedin’s first sustainable fashion hub. Zerowaste fashion practitioner Senorita AweSUMO and environmental designer Shigeko Iwamuro will open the doors to their newly established conscious fashion production and retail hub. Ceremonially raising the flag and opening their studio doors to the public, come and see how you can help save the planet, one garment at a time.

    The opening will include music, a 3D working installation responding to fashion culture and the war on want, a flag raising ceremony courtesy of some theatrical surprise guests.

     With a warm and welcoming atmosphere fashion can be personal, emotional and also environmentally sustainable and Senorita AweSUMO wants to showcase a more conscious solution to a global problem.

    We would like to provide some nibbles, Tea and bubbles in celebration of this occasion.

    My team is mostly voluntary and includes family and friends, my amazing supporters, Thanx U <3!!!! I am also hoping to engage with some Otago Polytechnic students to photograph and film the event.
    If any one wants to that job still hasnt been filled!!! holla.

    check out my website here   

    facejerk

    blog

     

    If you can't contribute finanacially then i'd appreciate a share, THANX!!<3!!

    peace <3 STAY AweSUMO!! FI!

     

    Comments

    rewards coming at ya soon peoples

    28/03/2014 at 9:17 AM

    hi all i have just received confirmation of some dollars coming my way, thank you all very much.

    i have been sent a pdf list but half the addresses have been cut off so i am jsut waiting for her to resend that to me again so i can post out those rewards to you.

     

    if however you are planning on coming to the opening i will have the rewards there and a list and you could choose your own. it's only 4 days away so hope to see your faces there.

     

    choice

     

    love and light for your day

     

    fi

     

    thanx your all amazing

    24/03/2014 at 11:18 PM

    Thank you all very much. It is amazing that you care enough to spare me a few dollars. It will make this a super amazing event which is literally only one week away. Hooray!!!!! I just finished the flags for the opening which is pretty exciting. 

     

    Love you all  gotta get back to work <3 stay aweSUMO.

    Fi

    last few hours of aweSUMO rewards

    23/03/2014 at 1:05 PM

    just want to say and i know i have already but you guys are ace!!!! thanx for helping me out i really appreciate it, makes my heart a bit melty knowing you all care anough to giz a few dollars, thanx for the love, loves you all back too!!!!

     

    <3 fi

    1 day 1 daY 1 DAY, something we say alot but usually never get to

    22/03/2014 at 8:44 AM

    so with one day left i want to thank everyone who has pledged your worth towards my cause, your so amazing for caring and giving your $$$, it's going to make my opening so special knowing your all behind me, <3 you guys!!!!!!!

     

    stay aweSUMO, Fi

    CAPS ARE UP YO

    16/03/2014 at 8:57 PM

    alright i been busy today, the caps are up, we have hit $560 which is so great.

     

    I hope you measured your head so now you can find out if one of these caps fits your head, theres only one hand printed dinosaur cap, better get in quick for that one.

     

    hope your all awesome and had a great weekend.

    <3 fi

    Vintage Fabric Cap - Blue x3

    16/03/2014 at 8:41 PM

    These caps have an elasticated piece at back for ease.

    blue cap

    Black Woolen Sparkle Cap x7

    16/03/2014 at 8:40 PM

    Black Woolen Metallic Sparkle Caps x7

    These caps have an elasticated piece at the back for ease, I will upload these in rewards as sizes.

    cap - black wool sparkle

    black cap

    CAPS x1 only handprinted Dinosaur CAP

    16/03/2014 at 8:35 PM

     

     

    handprinted dino cap

    White Drill handprinted Dinosaur Cap Size 59cm - 61.5cm, x1 ONLY.

    These caps have an elasticated section at the back for ease. The peak on this cap is awesome.

    woohoo $560 + a terrible video I made!!!

    16/03/2014 at 6:45 PM

    Yay we got over the $500 mark, I am about to start uploading some more rewards as well but just to make you smile here's a terrible video I made in my studio, do you like the colours I painted the walls? aweSUMO eh?

     

    http://senoritaawesumo.blogspot.co.nz   blog post human freindly fashion!!!!

     

    better go load up some caps, got your head measured yet, check out my previous update for a sizing guide and how to obtain your measurements!!!!

     

    meanwhile haz a cringe at this video.

     

    <3 Fi

    woohoo $475 that's so ace

    15/03/2014 at 9:40 AM

    wow, hooray, $475 i know who that was pledging for a sweatshirt for someone who I wont name cos I think it might be a surprise, so stoked you get this sweatshirt, yay!!!!!!!!

     

    Your all amazing for pledging to this project, everything is starting to look pretty aweSUMO, hopefully all the tradies will be done by tuesday and I can start primping and preening the place, and do some more sewing, the official evite will be going out tomorrow, music has been sorted got 2 amazing people to share their voices with us, Matt langley and the amazing Dell.

     

    There will be a couple of new rewards up this weekend, Some awesome caps I made from left over fabrics, I think theres one left that is hand printed with dinosaurs. I will be doing the same thing and putting images here in the updates so you can see them, awesome, you better go measure your head to know what size you are eh?

     

    i'm off to the beach for some long overdue barefeet time, have an amaze weekend!!!!!!!!!

    <3 fi

    SWEATSHIRT #3 Female 3xl/male xxl

    09/03/2014 at 11:59 PM

     

     

    Sweatshirt #3

    This sweatshirt is handmade by me, It is navy blue, royale blue, lite blue, black, black w white cross, peach, grey marle. Cotton Sweatshirt.

     

    Female size 3xl/male size xl - xxl

    SWEATSHIRT #2 - Female Large/Male Med

    09/03/2014 at 11:47 PM

    Sweatshirt #2

    This sweatshirt is handmade by me, It is royal blue, black, navy blue w white tear drop, lite blue, Seriously considered keeping this one, still after the perfect sweater!!!!

    Female Size Large/Male Medium.

     

    SIZE CHART

    09/03/2014 at 11:35 PM

     

    OSFM - One Size Fits Most - general 8 - 16 range.

    WOMENS

     

    SIZE     8 10 12 14 16
    (cm)
    BUST   82 87 92 97 102

     

    WAIST 62 67 72 77 82

     

    HIPS     92 97 102 107 112

     

    MENS

     

    SIZE         S M L XL XXL
    (cm)
    CHEST    96 100 104 108 112

     

    SEAT       98 102 106 110 114

     

    WAIST    79 83 87 91 95
    (natural)
    WAIST     82 86 90 94 98
    (trouser)

    HAT SIZING

     

     The easiest way to determine your hat size is by using the metric system.

     

     The metric system uses a measurement in cm of the CIRCUMFERENCE of your head.

     

     With a tape measure, measure around your head at the point where you would wear a hat - 1 cm above the ears, and around across the forehead.

     

    The tape measure should not be too tight or too loose, but comfortable as you would expect a hat to be.

     

     This measurement should always be rounded UP to the nearest cm to determine the metric hat size you should wear. When a tape measure is not available, use piece of string which can be measured after fitting it to the head.

    SWEATSHIRT # 1 - Female Size 10/male XSmall.

    09/03/2014 at 11:32 PM

    sweatshirt #1

    This Sweatshirt is handmade by me from cotton sweatshirting, it is black, black w white cross, royal blue, purple, light blue, dyed lite blue, peach, red.

    Femal Size 10/Male Size xSmall. It has a wide neck,  I made myself one it's so great in this autumnul Dunedin weather!!!!

    From op shop to high fashion, TV one news 8.3.2014

    08/03/2014 at 10:38 PM

    Here's a little link to the peice about me on TVNZ one News 8.3.2014, Thanx to Megan, Roy and Edward for making me feel at ease on camera. Still don't know how I feel about it but there you go.

    http://tvnz.co.nz/national-news/op-shop-high-fashion-video-5860778

     

    Stay AweSUMO, <3 Fi

    yay $300 thats amazing!!!!

    06/03/2014 at 9:56 AM

    hooray, starting to make some mroe headway with collecting dollars for my cause which is amazing, I have some new rewards coming this weekend for you, some hand made sweatshirts from my new 'peaced' range, there will be 3, in different sizes @ $100ea, i will put images in the updates so you can see which one is which.  These are all unique, noone will ever have the same as you, pretty choice. look out for that this sunday!!!!

     

    Thanx so much for pledging to my cause, it's really amazing that you are willing to support me in my endeavours.

     

    stay aweSUMO, <3 Fi.

    This is my studio I sewed some scarves for you today!!!!!

    03/03/2014 at 8:35 PM

    sewing scarves for rewards.

    So this is my studio, and today I used it to sew 10 circle scarves from black jersey knit to reward you for giving me your dollars, Thanx heaps your totally ace for doing so!!!!!

    These will be up tomorrow for $40 or more, Hooray!!!!!

    Also today TVNZ visited to film a little story, that was a little weird, should be on ONE news at some point, don't really know when yet, phew, big day!!!!

     

    Stay AweSUMO, <3 Fi.

    $205 amazing

    02/03/2014 at 10:27 AM

    THANX  for being amazing and pledging to my cause, it's really harrd to ask for money so i thanx you from the bottom of my heart. <3

     

    fi

    YAY!!!!!!!

    28/02/2014 at 9:56 PM

    YAY!!! THANX SO MUCH for pledgeing some dollars towards my cause, Your so amazing for doing so, $165 so far, I will be making some more banana stencils next week w Aroha Novak, 'Ode to Warhol' , 10 on linen board, these will be at $15 so YAY still more goodies to come as I find them!!!!!

     

    We are also working on idea's for the wall out the back in the 3D installation, #waronwant

    so can't wait to get some paint for the walls, lots of painting to be done over the next few weeks. I have also started sewing again, hooray!!! been making some fun sweatshirts, just need to make a couple more patterns in different sizes and we will be in super production mode, look out for these on my website......

    http://senoritaawesumo.bigcartel.com/

     

    choice,  also today I spent some time w Bathgate Park School Technology class, we are working on some wearable art for a show at the DPAG March 31st at 4pm, they had some great ideas I can't wait to start realising some of them next week. teaching is choice!!!! Friday's are hard!!!

    so thats what i've been up to recently, hope your choice!!! <3

    Fi.

     

     

     

      Magali Larroche
      2014-03-23 20:00:42 +1300
      Glenys Clements
      2014-03-23 19:28:54 +1300
      Chris Armstrong
      2014-03-23 19:22:47 +1300
      Magali Larroche
      2014-03-22 22:53:46 +1300
      Janeen Still
      2014-03-22 09:49:15 +1300
      Denise Shackleton
      2014-03-21 12:40:03 +1300
      Ian Loughran
      2014-03-19 18:32:36 +1300
      Felicity Lydia Donaldson
      2014-03-19 12:45:29 +1300
      Michelle Moore
      2014-03-19 11:36:08 +1300
      Alice Lake-Hammond
      2014-03-19 10:52:03 +1300
      Jules
      2014-03-16 14:09:34 +1300
      Christo Harrison
      2014-03-15 14:54:42 +1300
      Nina Barbezat
      2014-03-15 12:12:24 +1300
      Sally Woods
      2014-03-14 11:40:17 +1300
      Kat Gibbons
      2014-03-13 22:30:53 +1300
      Ross McKay
      2014-03-12 18:51:03 +1300
      Anonymous pledger
      2014-03-11 12:36:41 +1300
      Tania Robinson
      2014-03-09 21:13:53 +1300
      Karen Burnett
      2014-03-06 08:55:27 +1300
      Susan Wardell
      2014-03-05 20:15:42 +1300
      bea lorimer
      2014-03-05 16:01:30 +1300
      Lindon Moodie
      2014-03-01 03:31:09 +1300
      Nick Knox
      2014-02-28 23:49:22 +1300
      Amber Muir
      2014-02-28 12:29:21 +1300
      Nell
      2014-02-27 12:23:42 +1300
      Dell
      2014-02-27 09:41:01 +1300
      Magali Larroche
      2014-02-25 11:56:13 +1300
      Chris Armstrong
      2014-02-25 11:43:38 +1300
      Gabrielle Panckhurst
      2014-02-25 10:37:06 +1300

      Followers of Senorita AweSUMO Atelier Heart Warming during iD XV Dunedin Fashion Week

      This campaign was successful and got its funding on 23/03/2014 at 8:00 PM.