Textile Design Lab Member Highlight: Scotland

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

We are now on week five of our eight week Summer of Creativity journey in the Textile Design Lab. This year’s theme is travel, and each week we explore a new “destination.” So far…

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Textile Design Lab Member Highlight: Malaysia & Singapore

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

This Monday kicked off week four of our eight week Summer of Creativity journey in the Textile Design Lab. This year’s theme is travel, and each week we explore a new “destination.” So far…

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Textile Design Lab Member Highlight: Japan

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Last week we kicked off our third annual Summer of Creativity in the Textile Design Lab. This year’s theme is travel and we will be exploring a new…

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Featured Designer: Jenny Bova

Friday, July 27, 2018

I am thrilled to share the work of Jenny Bova with you today. I have known Jenny for quite some time through the Textile Design Lab and I…

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Textile Design Lab Member Highlight: Cape Cod

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Last week we kicked off our third annual Summer of Creativity in the Textile Design Lab. This year’s theme is travel and we will be exploring a new…

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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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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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