McQuillan, H. (2019) Zero Waste Design Thinking. Licentiate Thesis. Edited by L. Hallnäs. University of Borås.

McQuillan, H. (2019) ‘Waste, so what ? A reflection on waste and the role of designers in a circular economy.’, Nordic Design Research Journal. Espoo, Finland, 8(8), pp. 1–9. Available at:

McQuillan, H. (2019) ‘Hybrid zero waste design practices. Zero waste pattern cutting for composite garment weaving and its implications’, in Running With Scissors, European Academy of Design.

McQuillan, H., Archer-Martin, J. et al. (2018). Make/Use: a system for open source, user-modifiable, zero waste fashion practice. Fashion Practice Journal.

McQuillan H. in Antonelli, P. Items: Is Fashion Modern Catalogue. (2017). Museum of Modern Art.

Rissanen, T. & McQuillan, H. (2015). Zero Waste Fashion Design. Bloomsbury Publishing, UK.

McQuillan, H., Archer-Martin, J., and Bailey, J. (2015). Make/Use Exhibition Catalogue. Objectspace Gallery, New Zealand.

McQuillan, H. (2015). MakeUse V2: digital textile technology for user modifiable zero waste fashion. In F. Joseph, M. Smith, M. Smitheram, & J. Hamon (Eds.), AUT: Textile and Design Lab and Colab at Auckland University of Technology.

McQuillan, H., Rissanen, T., & Roberts, J. (2013). The Cutting Circle: How Making Challenges Design. Research Journal of Textiles and Apparel, 17(1), pp. 39 – 49.

McQuillan, H chapter in Gwilt, A., & Rissanen, T. (Eds) (2011). Shaping Sustainable Fashion: Changing the Way We Make and Use Clothes. Earthscan Publications Ltd.

McQuillan, H in Brown, S. (2010). Eco Fashion. Laurence King Publishers.

McQuillan, H. (2010). What goes around comes around: Intellectual property rights, sustainability and the fashion world. IFFTI 2010, Fu Jen Catholic University, Taiwan.

McQuillan, H. (2009). Using design practice to negotiate the awkward space between sustainability and fashion consumption. IFFTI 2009, London College of Fashion, London.