Interview with Jenn Coyle, Guest Expert for July in the Textile Design Lab

Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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Jenn Coyle is a designer, illustrator and blogger at Hello Brio, and we are thrilled to have her on board as our guest expert this month! Jenn consistently supplements…

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Featured Designer: Olu Vandenbussche

Thursday, July 21, 2016
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‘Meanwhile below the surface’: print inspired by my childhood pets (goldfish), dress by Lily&Woody Custom print inspired by the dinosaur collection and toolbox of this 4-year old, shirt…

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

Friday, July 15, 2016
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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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Interview with MaryJane Mitchell, Guest Expert for June in the Textile Design Lab

Monday, June 6, 2016
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MaryJane in her studio with her Ahoy Matey Fabrics – photo by Karen Krogh   It is our pleasure to introduce our guest expert for the month of…

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Interview with Dari Design Studio, Guest Experts for May in the Textile Design Lab

Monday, May 16, 2016
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Dariela and Dariana Cruz founded Dari Design Studio in 2009, with a “mission to infuse your life with creativity, a sense of style, and bold vibrant designs.” The California based sisters (Dariela…

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Textile Design Lab Member Spotlight: Rocío Fatás a.k.a. The Soul of Birds

Friday, April 15, 2016
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Today the spotlight is on Textile Design Lab member Rocío Fatás, who designs under the name The Soul of Birds. Rocío is a prolific designer and it is always…

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Interview with Nikky Starrett, Guest Expert for March in the Textile Design Lab

Sunday, March 6, 2016
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Nikky Starrett is a freelance pattern designer and illustrator based in Canada, with a background designing patterns for a furniture wholesaler. Her focus is on “providing exclusive original…

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Textile Design Lab Member Spotlight: John Wylie

Friday, March 4, 2016
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John Wylie is one of over 400 members who make up our talented Textile Design Lab community, and the quality and breadth of his work continually impresses and…

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

Monday, February 29, 2016
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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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Lo-Temp Batik with Maria Ogedengbe

Monday, February 22, 2016
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Each month in the Textile Design Lab we welcome an industry expert who offers training in their area of expertise. For the month of February we have been lucky to have Maria…

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