Blueprint Preview: Francis and Faye

Thursday, May 3, 2018

I am excited to continue our exhibitor features with Bryna Shields of Francis and Faye who is going to create quite a stir at this year’s Blueprint, Show…

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Blueprint Preview: Beth Schneider

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Today we are excited to feature the work of Beth Schneider, who will be showing her work at Blueprint, Show 2. I love how dramatic and striking her…

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Blueprint Preview: Katherine Lenius

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

The busy print show season is upon us and we are excited to kick off our exhibitor features with Illustrator and Surface Designer Katherine Lenius. Katherine is presenting…

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Featured Designer: Cathrin Gressieker

Friday, March 30, 2018
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  With the support of SURTEX, each month a new post will be highlighted on Pattern Observer, featuring the work of one of our Textile Design Lab members. This month it…

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Featured Designer: Alexandra Michiardi

Friday, February 23, 2018

With the support of SURTEX, each month a new post will be highlighted on Pattern Observer, featuring the work of one of our Textile Design Lab members. This…

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New Year, Exciting New Partnerships

Friday, January 26, 2018

I’m thrilled to announce a new partnership between SURTEX® and Pattern Observer. Much like Pattern Observer, SURTEX is committed to supporting up and coming designers in our industry….

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Highlights From Our “Storytelling” Design Challenge

Friday, January 19, 2018

Chelsea’s Challenge is a monthly post series in the Textile Design Lab, in which we share trends and inspiration to help our members develop pattern collections for their portfolios. Last month our theme was…

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Featured Designer: Anne Marie Jackson

Friday, January 12, 2018

This week’s featured designer is Anne Marie Jackson, a British textile designer and trend forecaster working in Seattle. With 15 years of experience under her belt, Anne Marie has developed…

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Featured Designer: Sophia Frances

Friday, December 1, 2017

This week I have the pleasure of featuring the work of Sophia Frances, a London-based surface pattern designer. I love how Sophia pairs simple motifs with sophisticated, yet…

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Featured Designer: Jessica Wilde

Friday, November 24, 2017

This week’s featured designer is the talented Jessica Wilde. Jessica graduated from Birmingham City University in 2008 with a degree in Woven Textile Design and went on to…

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