Featured Designer: Laura Varsky

Friday, September 1, 2017

Today I am thrilled to feature the work of Laura Varsky, a pattern designer who lives and works in Buenos Aires, Argentina. I was immediately struck by the…

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Featured Designer: Kathleen Fitzpatrick

Friday, August 11, 2017

Since moving to Asheville, NC a few years ago, I have become increasingly interested in the art of woven and hand-dyed textiles. Fiber artists are able to turn…

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Featured Designer: Abigail Pymer

Friday, August 4, 2017

These luscious patterns are a part of Return to Nature, a new womenswear fashion collection created by printed textile designer Abigail Pymer. I was immediately struck by the…

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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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Featured Designer: Flaminia Saccucci

Friday, July 28, 2017

Today we have the honor of featuring the work of Flaminia Saccucci, an Italian fashion and textile designer based in Rome, Italy. Flaminia graduated from Central Saint Martins…

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Welcoming Lise Gulassa and MaryJane Mitchell to the Textile Design Lab Team

Monday, July 24, 2017

We are thrilled to announce that designers Lise Gulassa and MaryJane Mitchell have joined our Textile Design Lab team of industry experts! Each of these remarkable ladies checks our private…

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Featured Designer: Isabel Serna

Friday, July 21, 2017

Today it is our honor to feature the work of Isabel Serna of Black Lamb Studio. Isabel has lived an exciting life, filled with travel and new experiences….

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Featured Designer: Cyrille Thonon

Friday, July 14, 2017

Today we have the pleasure of featuring the work of Cyrille Thonon, a talented designer who creates original prints and patterns for clients, as well as her own…

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Featured Designer: Katherine Cross

Friday, June 16, 2017

These stunning collages have come to us from designer Katherine Cross. Katherine Cross creates original collages which are then digitally scanned and printed on various materials and turned…

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Featured Designer: Elisa Cox

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Today we are excited to feature the work of designer Elisa Cox. Elisa went to school at the Kansas City Art Institute and majored in Illustration. In her…

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