Potatoe Printing with kids this Easter

What to do with your children during the COVID 19 lockdown – Potato Printing. Most of you will be found at a loss as to what to do with your children in these strange and testing times. Keeping Children Entertained During The COVID 19 Lockdown Potatoe Printing Find a suitable baking sized potatoes in your…

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Top five Trending Topics – COVID 19

When Staying At home With Children How to keep relaxed and de-stressed Covid 19 Self Isolation This is a very difficult time for you, your family, your loved ones and your friends. You have been advised by the Government to self-isolate, Stay off work, Don’t have mass gatherings Don’t use pubs and restaurants. Immunocompromised If…

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The Top 10 Fashion Designers 2020

London Fashion Week 14th-18th February 2020 LONDON FASHION WEEK IS THE FIRST OF THE FOUR GLOBAL FASHION WEEKS TO INVITE THE PUBLIC INTO ITS WORLD London Fashion Week February 2020 takes place twice a year in February and September, showcasing over 250 designers to a global audience of influential media and retailers. It is estimated…

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The Top Ten Textile Designers 2020

The Top 10 American  Textile Designers 1 – Marilyn Kern Textile Designs, Inc Marilyn Kern Is a New York established award-winning studio, as well as agent to printmakers in the U.S.A., United Kingdom, Italy, and Denmark. Marilyn and her team provide textile design and surface patterns and trend direction to some of the most influential manufacturers and…

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Pantone Colour of the Year 2020

Pantone has announced its Colour of the Year for 2020, revealing “Classic Blue“ – 19-4052-TCX as the “INSPIRING” shade to represent this year. Over the past decade, Pantone Institute has chosen a different colour as its Colour of the Year that the organisation believes is an example of their modern society. This marks the 7th…

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The London Textile Fair

Our First Day at the London Textile fair We were so excited to be exhibiting at the London Textile Fair, and it was so lovely to meet like-minded textile and surface pattern designers and share our knowledge and experience. It was held at the London Business Design Centre, which in one word was amazing, absolutely…

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Adobe Textile Designer

Photoshop Plugin Design Software Adobe Textile Designer – Beta 7 Textile Design Features The new features: A pattern palette for defined seamless repeats. Preview palette at different zooming levels. A colorway palettes for color reductions. Digital colorway algorithm, for using tints of a color. A recolor tool. A snapshot tool for defining multiple different colorways.…

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Visit Us at The London Textile Fair

Fashion Designs The London Textile Fair will be held at the Business Design Centre, in London on the 15th and 16th of January 2020. And the Surface Pattern Marketplace will be there. We will be exhibiting brand new 2021 collections from our marketplace creative designers. Women’s Wear Textile Designs The above womenswear pattern was created…

1920’S Print & Pattern Inspiration

Highclere Castle Highclere Castle is located in Newbury England and is one of England’s most stunning Victorian Castles set amidst 1,000 acres of absolutely amazing green parkland. We strongly recommend a visit. The Real Downton Abbey Just a walk around this historic Castle can send you back in time dreaming of times gone by, there is…

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Colour Inspiration

At Charleston Manor, East Sussex Down a quiet country lane in East Sussex lies a beautiful country farmhouse known as Charleston Manor. Back in the sixteenth century Charleston Manor was just an ordinary country farmhouse and was known to have been used as a boarding house. In 1916 Virginia Woolf recommended Charleston Manor to her…