McQueen Creators

We invite you to create patchwork using fabric scraps you can find at home, taking inspiration from the tailor’s quilt coat and suit in the AW20 collection. Share your creations on Instagram by tagging @AlexanderMcQueen #McQueenCreators.

See Isa Marie Cardin from the Alexander McQueen design team demonstrate how the bird from the tailor’s quilt patchwork was created through a detailed step-by-step tutorial. Follow the process to create your patchwork or use your own techniques.

See Ami Waring from the Alexander McQueen design team demonstrate how the panther from the tailor’s quilt patchwork was created through a detailed step-by-step tutorial. Follow the process to create your patchwork or use your own techniques.

We invite you to make paper dolls with us, taking inspiration from those made in the Alexander McQueen atelier. These dolls, or maquettes, are used to visualise the placement of fabric and embroideries on garments on a small scale.

Learn how to make a paper doll at home with a member of the McQueen design team. Watch the full process on YouTube and we would love to see your creative interpretation of the doll. Please decorate your paper doll in your own chosen way. Share your creations on Instagram by tagging @AlexanderMcQueen #McQueenCreators.

We invite you to submit photography taking inspiration from nature: now more than ever its beauty and ability to regenerate is a symbol of hope and quiet power. We will unveil a series of images shot during the lockdown from photographers based all over the world. Our brief to them was the same: to capture their perceptions of nature during this moment of global quarantine.

Photographers: Alice Schillaci, Milan Lea Colombo, London Luis Alberto Rodriguez, Berlin Virginie Khateeb, London Adama Jalloh, London Wing Shya, Hong Kong Chloe Le Drezen, London Hanna Moon, Seoul Julia Noni, France Luo Yang, Beijing Eddie Wrey, Wiltshire, UK

Share your photograph on Instagram by tagging @AlexanderMcQueen #McQueenCreators and #McQueenNature.

Alice Schillaci, Milan | Lea Colombo, London

Luis Alberto Rodriguez, Berlin | Virginie Khateeb, London

Adama Jalloh, London | Wing Shya, Hong Kong

Virginie Khateeb, London | Chloe Le Drezen, London

Alice Schillaci, Milan | Hanna Moon, Seoul

Julia Noni, France | Alice Schillaci, Milan

Luo Yang, Beijing | Virginie Khateeb, London

Eddie Wrey, Wiltshire | Lea Colombo, London

We invite you to experiment with embroidery, taking inspiration from the bee dresses in the Spring/Summer 2013 ready-to-wear collection. With whatever materials you can source from around your home, we invite you to create an embroidered bee. Share your creations on Instagram by tagging @AlexanderMcQueen #McQueenCreators.

For further inspiration, watch a member of the Alexander McQueen embroidery team show how the bees from the Spring/Summer 2013 dresses were created on our YouTube channel.

We invite you to draw the silhouettes of the SS20 womenswear and AW20 menswear collection with us. Find your sketchbook and chosen materials – charcoal, pencil, pastels or paints of any kind. Sketch, illustrate or paint your favourite picture from the upcoming series of images. Share your creations on Instagram by tagging @AlexanderMcQueen #McQueenCreators.

The next #McQueenCreators film – drawing silhouettes with Howard Tangye. Howard is a figurative abstract artist based in London, who is best known for his portraits created in an array of mediums. He is highly renowned for his influence in the fashion industry too after being Head of BA Womenswear at Central Saint Martins for seventeen years, artistically inspiring some of the leading names in fashion.

We invite you to create your own print at home, using the following iconic Alexander McQueen prints for inspiration. Find or build your tools and materials. Make your own stamps, blocks or devise a screen to print with. Or simply free-hand draw or paint your interpretation. Share your creations on Instagram by tagging @AlexanderMcQueen #McQueenCreators.

We invite you to create a three dimensional flower using any material you can find in your own home. Share your creations on Instagram by tagging @AlexanderMcQueen #McQueenCreators.

We invite you to sketch the Autumn/Winter 2019 Rose dress with us. Find your sketchbook and chosen materials. Choose the picture you’d like to sketch from the upcoming series of images. Sketch, colour or paint your favourite image. Share your creations on Instagram by tagging @AlexanderMcQueen #McQueenCreators.

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