Guest Expert Interview: Evonne Cook

Monday, September 25, 2017

This month we have the privilege to welcome Evonne Cook, founder of Clothesline Quilts, to the Textile Design Lab as our guest expert. She’ll be speaking to our…

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Guest Expert Interview: Heather Powers

Monday, July 10, 2017

Each month we welcome a guest expert into the Textile Design Lab to share an exclusive training with our members. This is such a vast industry, covering so…

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Guest Expert Interview: Maria Ogedengbe

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Our Textile Design Lab members recently had the pleasure of enjoying an informative and inspiring presentation by designer Maria Ogedengbe. In this live presentation Maria shared how to…

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Guest Expert Interview: Laura Olivia

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Our Textile Design Lab members recently had the pleasure of enjoying an informative and inspiring presentation by home decor pattern designer Laura Olivia. In this live presentation Laura…

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Interview with Cheryl Phelps, Guest Expert for March in the Textile Design Lab

Monday, March 6, 2017

We are thrilled to introduce our next guest expert in the Textile Design Lab, the talented Cheryl Phelps! We can’t wait to share Cheryl’s guest expert training on designing for…

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Interview with Kat Karnaky, Guest Expert for January in the Textile Design Lab

Sunday, January 15, 2017

We are thrilled to introduce our first guest expert of the year in the Textile Design Lab, the multi-talented Kat Karnaky! Not only is Kat an in-house textile designer…

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Printsource Recap – Trade Show Takeaways and Tips from a First Time Exhibitor

Friday, November 11, 2016

*Guest post by Esther Shavon of E’FLOMAE. In August 2016 I debuted my trade show experience at Printsource New York through my print studio E’FLOMAE. Since then I…

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Interview with Eva Carlavilla, Guest Expert for November in the Textile Design Lab

Monday, November 7, 2016

  Eva Carlavilla is a freelance textile designer and artist who will be joining us as our guest expert this month in the Textile Design Lab. Eva will be offering…

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Interview with Jane Lewis, Guest Expert for October in the Textile Design Lab

Monday, October 17, 2016

Jane Lewis is our resident quilting expert in the Textile Design Lab and spends time on our private forums every Tuesday and Thursday, giving feedback on members’ patterns and…

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Interview with Jackie Shapiro of French Bull

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

As our guest expert this month in the Textile Design Lab, French Bull founder Jackie Shapiro kindly agreed to an in-depth interview on her business and designing for the…

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