Threads 2015: PULSE

Threads is an annual celebration showcasing student work from the Textiles and Fashion Design Program in the School of Human Ecology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. This large-scale design and fashion event is produced with collaborative participation of students across the campus. With music, lights, dance and runway, Threads seeks to engage the Madison community in the excitement and appreciation of contemporary design. Threads explored the meaning of the creative process with its latest production, PULSE. Click the video to see this year’s show, which took place on May 9, 2015.

Pulse. Heartbeat. Rhythm. Flow.
These words describe the moments of creative energy that spark inspiration
turning an idea into form. From a thought to a thread, from a concept to a cloth,
we pull from our imaginations to create tangible objects. Through skill, time,
patience and intuition, we tap into the vitality of making; of creating
the flow, the rhythm, the heartbeat, the pulse.

PULSE Viewbook

The Viewbook features select looks from each designer as well as everything that happens beyond the runway. Take a moment to check it out! (Viewbook Photography by Heidi Bohnenkamp)


Media Reviews

This year’s Threads production, PULSE, made waves in the local media. See what people had to say!

The Capitol Times

The Ruffed Blouse


Relive all of the past Threads shows: Gallery

Threads PULSE Design & Fashion Event - Photography by Heidi Bohnenkamp
Threads PULSE Design & Fashion Event - Photography by Heidi Bohnenkamp
Photography by Heidi Bohnenkamp



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