Master the Art of Portfolio Curation

Is your portfolio a constant source of worry? Are you worried you are showing too much work? Not enough work? Or the wrong work all together?

It doesn’t have to be this way.

Stop worrying and start promoting

Imagine feeling confident that you are showing the right work to buyers and that it is being presented in the ideal way

What if you had a system to help you curate your portfolio with ease?

March 5, 2018 - April 20, 2018

Our Textile Design Lab team has helped hundreds of designers develop well curated, polished portfolios that are used to reach out to agents, studios and buyers. We want to help you do the same!

In this 5-week course we’re sharing the exercises and techniques we use to curate our artwork and see the “holes” in our portfolio.

We have used the Portfolio Development Guide as the basis for this course and expanded upon the artwork selection process.

Tutorials Include:


The Art of Portfolio Curation

Deciding what to share and where

Identifying your creative process

Finding the holes in your portfolio

Choosing the perfect portfolio theme

Developing your portfolio filter

Curating your portfolio

...and more!

Curation is essential to being a successful pattern designer


Want to work through the materials within a supportive community? You'll access the Art of Portfolio Curation through our Textile Design Lab website.

7 lessons to help your curate your portfolio with more ease and less worry

The Portfolio Development Guide
(50 page pdf ebook)

Access to our Textile Design Lab weekly artwork critique

Personalized feedback and support from our Textile Design Lab team of experts!

Access to ALL Textile Design Lab courses, tutorials and design challenges!

The Art of Portfolio Curation is FREE for all Textile Design Lab members

Materials include:

Deciding what artwork to show isn't always easy, but having a system enables you to make more confident decisions.


Will I personally get feedback on my assignments? Yes. Our Textile Design Lab team of experts responds to questions and offers feedback on artwork through our private, online forum. The team checks the forum multiple times a day, Monday-Friday.

Do I need to already have a portfolio? No, you are welcome to start the portfolio development process during this course. If you already have a portfolio this course will help you to evaluate the work you are currently showing and make the curation process easier in the future.

Are marketing, repeats or collection development covered in this course? No, but if you take the Art of Portfolio Curation within the Lab you will have access to all the courses and tutorials that cover these topics.

Am I locked into a long-term contract when I join the Lab? No. All Textile Design Lab memberships are set to automatically renew, but these payments can be cancelled at anytime.

Will I be able to download the videos? Our Textile Design Lab tutorials are not available for download at this time.

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