A New Challenge for September in the Textile Design Lab: Conceal/Reveal

Wednesday, September 6, 2017
Camo

For our latest Chelsea’s Challenge in the Textile Design Lab we are diving into the theme of camouflage in its many forms. The goal for our members this month…

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New Chelsea’s Challenge: Creating Patterns Around the Theme of “Light”

Monday, August 7, 2017

Each month Textile Design Lab members have the opportunity to take part in our “Chelsea’s Challenge” design challenges. This month, the challenge is based around the theme of light, and includes sub-themes on prisms,…

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From the Textile Design Lab: Chelsea’s Challenge – “Bloom”

Monday, July 31, 2017

Chelsea’s Challenge is a monthly post series in the Textile Design Lab, in which we share trends and inspiration to help our students build pattern collections for their portfolios. During the…

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A New Activewear Challenge in the Textile Design Lab

Monday, July 17, 2017
Softened Travels_RF

Each month in the Textile Design Lab we post a Chelsea’s Challenge with the goal of helping our members build their pattern portfolios. We provide a trend to focus…

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From the Textile Design Lab: Chelsea’s Challenge – “Graphic Statements”

Friday, July 15, 2016
Organic Geos board 3

Chelsea’s Challenge is a monthly post series in the Textile Design Lab, in which we share design ideas and inspiration to help our students build pattern collections for their…

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From the Textile Design Lab: Chelsea’s Challenge – “Earthed”

Monday, February 29, 2016
Jacquette_TerraFirmaCollection

Chelsea’s Challenge is a monthly post series in the Textile Design Lab, in which we share design ideas and inspiration to help our students build pattern collections their portfolios. During…

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From the Textile Design Lab: Chelsea’s Challenge – “Tropical Iridescence” Collections

Wednesday, January 27, 2016
LuxeEquator

We had another bang-up round of Chelsea’s Challenge in the Textile Design Lab, with some truly stunning pattern collections created around WGSN’s “Tropical Iridescence” trend. I can’t tell you how inspiring…

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From The Textile Design Lab: Chelsea’s Challenge – “Tidal Beachcomber” Collections

Tuesday, December 22, 2015
Adriana Generallo on Pattern Observer

If you’re a regular reader of the blog you probably saw Chelsea’s tutorial from last month inspired by WGSN’s “Tidal Beachcomber” trend for Spring/ Summer ’17, and our subsequent…

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From the Textile Design Lab: Chelsea’s Challenge – Insects

Thursday, March 26, 2015
1Joan_insect_mainALTcolor

Chelsea’s Challenge is a twice-monthly post series in the Textile Design Lab, in which we share design ideas and inspiration to help our students build their pattern portfolios and…

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From The Textile Design Lab: Agnes Somogyi’s “Future” Collection

Thursday, January 22, 2015
vonalak2

Chelsea’s Challenge is a twice-monthly post series in The Textile Design Lab, in which we share design ideas and inspiration to help our students create new work and build…

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