Self-Promotion for Designers with Andi Butler

Monday, June 23, 2014

Each month in The Textile Design Lab we welcome an industry expert who offers training in their area of expertise. This month our guest expert has been Andi Butler, a professional illustrator…

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Working with Spoonflower

Monday, June 16, 2014
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Each month Sherry London brings The Textile Design Lab an in-depth post on how to improve our design process by using technology to its fullest capacity. This is…

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Using Color in Textile Design

Monday, May 19, 2014

*Post by Lidija Paradinovic Nagulov, who designs under the name Celandine. All images created by Celandine. This is an excerpt of a longer post available to members of The Textile…

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From the Textile Design Lab: 60s Pop Tutorial with Julie Gibbons

Monday, March 24, 2014
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In the full tutorial in The Textile Design Lab Julie walks you step-by-step through transforming the vintage floral on the left to the Pop-inspired print on the right,…

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Exploring the Wet Printing Process with Petri Juslin

Monday, March 17, 2014
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Each month in The Textile Design Lab we welcome an industry expert who offers training in their area of expertise. This month we are thrilled to have Petri…

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Indexing and Color Simplification

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Each month Sherry London will be bringing The Textile Design Lab an in depth post on how to improve our design process by using technology to its fullest…

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From The Textile Design Lab: Floral Layout with Chelsea

Monday, February 24, 2014

Each month in The Textile Design Lab we share a pattern design tutorial to introduce new techniques and concepts and help give our students an edge in this…

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Creative Sketchbooks with Naila Malik

Monday, February 17, 2014
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Each month The Textile Design Lab welcomes an industry expert who offers training in their area of expertise. This month we are excited to welcome Naila Malik, a British…

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After the Scan: Cleanup and Prep

Monday, February 10, 2014

Each month Sherry London will be bringing The Textile Design Lab an in depth post on how to improve our design process by using technology to its fullest…

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From The Textile Design Lab: Chelsea’s Challenge

Thursday, January 16, 2014

Chelsea’s Challenge is a twice-monthly post series in The Textile Design Lab, in which I share design ideas and inspiration to help get your creativity flowing! Whenever I…

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