Interview with Loes van Oosten, Guest Expert for May in the Textile Design Lab

Monday, May 11, 2015

Loes van Oosten is an illustrator and designer from the Netherlands who is joining us this month as our guest expert in the Textile Design Lab. In addition to…

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Neelam Kaur and The Sellable Sketch

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Neelam Kaur is a current Textile Design Lab member and recently completed our most popular e-course on the site, The Sellable Sketch. By the end of this course our…

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Trade Shows 101 with Bari J. Ackerman

Monday, April 20, 2015

Each month in The Textile Design Lab we welcome an industry expert who offers training in their area of expertise. We have been lucky to have Bari J. Ackerman of Bari…

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Interview with Bari J, Guest Expert for April in the Textile Design Lab

Monday, April 6, 2015

Bari J. (Bari J. Ackerman) is “an artist who is well known in the fabric industry for her whimsical designs and bold eye for pattern and color. She has created…

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From the Textile Design Lab: Chelsea’s Challenge – Insects

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Chelsea’s Challenge is a twice-monthly post series in the Textile Design Lab, in which we share design ideas and inspiration to help our students build their pattern portfolios and…

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Exporting from Illustrator

Monday, November 17, 2014

*November Tech Talk by Sherry London. Each month Sherry London brings The Textile Design Lab an in-depth post on how to improve our design process by using technology to…

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Interview with Suzie Erlank, guest expert for November in The Textile Design Lab

Monday, November 10, 2014
Suzie Qu in Studio 01

Today we are thrilled to share an excerpt from our interview with guest expert Suzie Erlank, which is posted in full in The Textile Design Lab. Join us today to…

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