Research a randomly assigned, made-up individual to determine their likes, challenges, and needs. The goal is to design something for this person in order to positively impact their life. The final product must make sense for the time period and location of the assigned individual.


Prudence is a 33 year old woman living in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1865. As a middle-class woman with a passion for baking, she needs affordable, easy to clean dresses that she can wear while baking. The Baking Dress, made of groundbreakingly lightweight and easy to clean material fulfills this need while looking fashionable.