Splash 2020: Canceled due to COVID-19


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MARISSA CROFT, NU Graduate Student Studying Historical Fashion




College: Northwestern University

Major: Communication Studies

Year of Graduation: G

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

Originally from Oregon, I'm a lifelong seamstress and thrifter who is passionate about clothing! As a graduate student, I research the role clothing reform played in the aftermath of the French Revolution and teach public speaking.



Past Classes

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A464: Sew Green: Basic Sewing Skills to Extend the Life of Your Clothing in Splash 2019 (Apr. 06, 2019)
Ever lost a button off of your favorite shirt? Rip a hole in your pants? Don’t replace them, repair them! From threading the needle and sewing a basic stitch to learning how to reattach a button, this course will give you the skills you need to extend the life of your clothing. If you have any item of clothing that needs fixing, bring it with you.


A465: Finding Your Most Flattering Color Palette Using Color Theory in Splash 2019 (Apr. 06, 2019)
Why do you look better in certain colors of clothing, but not others? Why is your favorite color your favorite anyway? In this course, we will use color theory to figure out what color palettes you should look for when picking out clothing and how to use the historical and cultural symbolism of color to your advantage.