Exhibiting at Licensing Expo – Recap by Susanne Kasielke

Monday, August 22, 2016
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Susanne Kasielke exhibited for the first time at Licensing Expo this past June and was kind enough to write up this informative post to tell us all about her…

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A Tale of Three Trade Shows & Beyond by Four Corners Art Collective

Wednesday, August 17, 2016
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This is the third and final installment in a series of guest posts by Four Corners Art Collective. You can read part one HERE and part two HERE.   Last week…

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Featured Designer: Esther Shavon of E’FLOMAE

Friday, August 5, 2016

Esther Shavon recently founded her surface design studio, E’FLOMAE, and will be debuting her colorful abstract designs at Printsource New York next week, from August 9-10. If you are…

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Surtex Preview: Rebecca Stoner

Sunday, May 15, 2016
Rebecca Stoner Surtex preview on Pattern Observer https://patternobserver.com/2016/05/15/surtex-preview-rebecca-stoner/

Rebecca Stoner is a Surface Pattern Designer and Illustrator based in the UK and is making her debut at Surtex with her new licensing agent MHS Licensing!  She creates…

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Surtex Preview: Natasha Kirby

Saturday, May 14, 2016
Natasha Kirby Surtex preview on Pattern Observer https://patternobserver.com/2016/05/14/surtex-preview-natasha-kirby/

Natasha Kirby is a painter and surface designer based in London and Kent. We are head-over-heels for her colorful, detailed florals and are so excited to share her…

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Surtex Preview: Amy Sia

Friday, May 13, 2016
Amy Sia Surtex preview on Pattern Observer https://patternobserver.com/2016/05/13/surtex-preview-amy-sia/

We have been big fans of Amy Sia‘s for a long time and are thrilled to welcome her back to the blog just a few days before her…

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Surtex Preview: Amy Frazer

Friday, May 6, 2016

If you are heading to Surtex this month be sure to stop by booth #565 to meet the talented Amy Frazer! Amy trained as a fine artist and…

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Surtex Preview: Fizah Malik

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

We are excited to continue our Surtex features by welcoming back Fizah Malik who we first featured in October 2015. Since that time Fizah has joined a new…

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Surtex Preview: Kevin Brackley

Friday, April 22, 2016
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To kick off this year’s Surtex features we are featuring the work of surface pattern and graphic designer (and Textile Design Lab member!) Kevin Brackley, who will be exhibiting at…

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Quilt Market Interview: P&B Textiles

Thursday, July 16, 2015
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Post by Jamie Kalvestran, part of a series of interviews from the 2015 International Quilt Market. (Previous interviews found here: Part1, Part2, Part3, Part4, Part5.)   While at Quilt Market I was excited to…

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