Denim History, Presented by
Owner and Creative Director of
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On 30th April 2014 - Mohsin Sajid - Creative Director of ENDRIME - Give a special talk on Denim History and talk through his own Brand ENDRIME at The Gallery @ Plymouth College of Art. UK
Mohsin was invited by Zowie Broach of BOUDICCA to take part in a Series of workshops - apart of the BOUDICCA - MOVE Event…
This Video captures the talk, Denim History and Ends on ENDRIME and modern ergonomics in denim wear.
This Video uses a lot of Sources of information, mostly from Mohsin own research thats covers in the presentation.
This Video covers: Key Historical Denim History / workwear today. New Denim Renaissance, cotton, yarn & denim manufacturing processes (including many videos of the cotton process – from harvest to yarn) Denim terminologies, strengths of using original shuttle looms, different weaves, different thicknesses and their strengths RHT, LHT etc. Selvage denims vs non Selvage and different types of washing treatments / finishes. Anatomy of a 5 pocket Jeans. Thread sizes and colours, metal sundries colours – in relation to denim shade.
Also Mohsin presented a selection of vintage pre 1920s pieces and a selection of 30 other denim samples from ENDRIME Archive, and talked through construction methods and special details in each jean – Plus various videos of denim manufacture from denim factories in USA, Turkey, China and Japan.
All the material was collected by Mohsin himself - But he also acknowledges were he got source material from:
Key sources for Slides are:
oki-ni www.oki-ni.com - Denim History Slides
Michael Allen Harris - Denim Historian’s Flicker Account - Rivet Pictures from 1873 levi’s Jean
Cory Piehowicz - Photographer
Denim from cowboys to catwalks by Graham Marsh, Paul Trynka and June Marsh - Photographs from this book -
Vintage Cone Denim Factory images © Cone Denim
Information from Denim College School, © Cone Denim 2005 ( which Mohsin Attended)
Uniqlo - Selvage Denim “Whats the BIG Deal about Selvage Denim anyway”
Denim Design Lab, by Brian Robbins - Scan of a page about Selvage.
EDWIN EUROPE - Pencil Sketchs of Weaves in “Nine Fundamental Weaves section”
Nine Fundamental Weaves - © Cone Denim
Tex Thread chart - by Gunzetal Hong Kong
Button Ruler, by Ching Fung, Hong Kong
Metal Finishes colour card by Lai Cheong, Hong Kong
Various Buttons images by, 45RPM, Oki-ni, Edwin Europe.
Levi’s Concealed Buttons
Denim Finishing Pictures, from DKNY Jeans - Hong Kong Office - Photos by Mohsin Sajid
3D Mould work stations - benches - Pictures taken at John Bull Factory, Kojima, Okayama, Japan Photos by Mohsin Sajid
Various - leather patches, from Duffer x oki-ni, Levis x oki-ni - Vintage Levis 201 canvas printed patches, 45RPM patch, Edwin Japan, and Wrangler.
Various - Back Pocket embs.
Edwin Europe - back pocket concept - 2005
Levi’s Nevada Jean - © Levi’s
Indigo Storage Tank Photos by Mohsin Sajid, Denim College School, © Cone Denim 2005 ( which Mohsin Attended)
ENDRIME Bio - WWW.ENDRIME.COM
Videos used Key sources -
Stylesight - ENDRIME Video Part 1 - https://vimeo.com/90552533 © Stylesight
How Cotton is made by https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IcydGtjNPKo © Discovery Channel
Roy Denim Video © Roy Staper / SelfEdge http://www.selfedge.com/ - https://vimeo.com/16075230
Naked and Famous Video, featuring > Brandon Svarc and Bahzad Trinos https://vimeo.com/89472092 © Naked and Famous
Stylesight - ENDRIME Video Part 2 “Mohsin and his Machines” - https://vimeo.com/91648545 © Stylesight
Special Thanks to Hannah Jones Exhibitions and Events Officer at Plymouth College of Art.
The Opinions expressed in this video are Mohsin Sajid’s own. Mohsin Sajid has tried to Credit Everyone in Source Material - and done so with ethos of Transparency - No malicious intent - Mohsin Sajid has lots of respect for his Denim Community - and only wishes everyone shares knowledge.
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