M.F.A. Sustainable Fashion Design, UC Davis
Christine works as a freelance Designer/Seamstress in the Northern California Bay Area. She has worked with such companies as Cari Borja Clothesmaker, Community Homework, Ink+Ivy, as well as with private clients for cosplay design and construction orders. Her work has been featured by Marvel Comics, and seen on such sites as Vanity Fair, LA Weekly, the Daily Mail UK, and YouTube. She is interested in sustainability, and how to reduce and reuse waste from the fashion and textile industries. Her recent research has been exploring use of natural dyes, zero waste fashion design and creative fabric scrap reuse. Her current research is focused on increasing sustainability in cosplay and finding tactics that can also be carried over into the fashion industry.