Designer Feature: Kendra Dandy

Friday, August 17, 2012
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Hello there! These refreshing prints were created by designer Kendra Dandy, who comes to the textile design industry from the illustration world. She describes her work as “a…

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Design Competition Announcement & Feature Designer: Marie Delisle Holmberg

Friday, August 10, 2012
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Today’s featured designer is Marie Delisle Holmberg, from Chickaprint. Marie got her start at Laval University in Québec where she graduated with a degree in graphic design. After…

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Designer Focus: Rebecca Desnos

Thursday, August 9, 2012
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These geometric hand dyed bamboo scarves are gorgeous as well as being super eco-conscious. Each of these Rebecca Desnos scarves are dyed using the Japanese technique of Shibori. Also,…

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Feature Designer: DanYELL Designs

Friday, August 3, 2012
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Hello there and Happy Friday! These lovely pieces are the work of DanYELL Designs, which creates surface patterns that are showcased on greeting cards, wedding invitations, brooches and…

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Textile Designer Focus: Claire Carey

Tuesday, July 31, 2012
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Hello there! I am such a fan of Claire Carey’s work and I am thrilled to have the opportunity to share a few pieces from her latest collections….

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Ayelet Iontef & A Summer Reminder

Friday, July 27, 2012
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Hey there! Ayelet Iontef sent over a few watercolors from her recent collection and I thought I would share these little beauties with you today. How has this summer…

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Feature Designer: Laura Jobling

Friday, July 20, 2012
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Happy Friday! Today I am thrilled to feature the work of Laura Jobling. Laura recently graduated from the Glasgow School of Art, where she specialized in print design….

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Feature Designer: Amy Sia

Tuesday, July 17, 2012
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Some of you may remember Amy Sia from her majestic tropical-inspired collection, which was featured in February (click here to read that post). It is definitely one of…

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Feature Designer: Sanne van de Goor

Friday, July 13, 2012
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These stunning pieces are the work of designer Sanne van de Goor who graduated with a degree in graphic design from the Gerrit Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam. Since…

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Remembering to Market Your Textile Design Business

Friday, July 6, 2012
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I hope that you had a wonderfully productive week filled with development, creativity and marketing. Yes, I said marketing! In my Textile Design Business course I recommend that…

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