Category Archives: Textile

Lia Cook’s Computerised Jacquard Weaving

Lia Cook’s Computerised Jacquard Weaving

Lia Cook’s extraordinary textile works are valued among collectors and Museums as the most exciting in her genre. Lia’s newest works include Dollface. When woven into this large scale, a kind of alchemy takes place in which the image comes to life, innocent but somehow menacing or even accusing in a way that ceaselessly fascinating.

Deryn Relph’s Retro Design

Deryn Relph’s  Retro Design

Deryn Relph is a textile designer, with a love of colour, pattern and texture, who likes to think creatively about the use of textiles she designs and constructs.

“Although I specialised in knitted textiles for Interior use during my BA(Hons) Textile Design at Winchester School of Art, I merge this with previous upholstery and furnishing skills to create unique and contemporary solutions to an idea.”

Jane Foster’s Happy World

Jane Foster’s Happy World

Jane Foster is an illustrator living in UK. Her two main passions are screen printing and collecting vintage fabrics from the 50s, 60s and 70s. Her screen prints start off as ink drawings which are then added to screens for printing. She enjoys the process of drawing free hand and love combining screen printing with vintage fabrics.

Fancy Moon Online Fabric Shop

Fancy Moon Online Fabric Shop

Fancy Moon is the UK’s most exciting online fabric shop that’s bursting with beautiful natural fibre fabrics in every shade and hue imaginable! With style, quality and value at the heart of our fabric shop, they explore every continent to source gorgeous materials and witness emerging trends so that we can hand pick for you the very latest designs, seek out rare prints, and present the fabulous fabrics that we simply couldn’t resist! They love fabric, they can’t get enough of it and they take great pleasure in presenting to you our ever-changing collection.

Inge Jacobsen Cross-stitched Fashion Illustration

Inge Jacobsen Cross-stitched Fashion Illustration

Inge Jacobsen is doing very unusual embroideries – she is making a fashion illustrations using needle and thread. This project was a part of her final degree. Inge Jacobsen is a UK based artist who will graduate from the Photography program at Kingston University.

Hand-made Bedlinen Ideas

Hand-made Bedlinen Ideas

Like windows, floors and walls, the bed is another large, flat expanse and therefore an excellent area on which to display your hand-painted or printed textiles. Duvet covers, valances, sheets, pillow cases, bolsters and eider downs may all be decorated using any of the techniques you can apply to textile surface design – hand-painting, hand silkscreen-printing, batik, block-printing, stenciling etc.

Textile Designers: Creative Minds that Make Our Life Better

Textile Designers: Creative Minds that Make Our Life Better

We all love to have beautifully designed fabrics for our garments, home furnishings and other accessories. Have you ever thought, how these fabrics get their design? Who is behind creating the innovative textile designs? And how much effort goes into making a fabric which we might reject in just a few minutes? Do you know the textile designers and their creative but very complex work of textile designing?

Modern Rugs: Emma At Home

Modern Rugs: Emma At Home

Emma Gardner designs beautiful things for the home. Her award-winning collections are infused with her uniquely American and contemporary point of view. Born in Kyoto, Japan to an English father and Russian-American mother, she grew up in New York City and now lives in Northern California. Asian themes, modern art and natural forms are all evident inspiration in the quality products under her emma gardner design and emma at home brands.

Kaffe Fassett Studio: A Designs for Joy and Happiness

Kaffe Fassett Studio: A Designs for Joy and Happiness

Kaffe Fassett has inspired people across the world with his colourful work in fabric, knitting, needlepoint, patchwork, painting and mosaic.

Kaffe Fassett was born in San Francisco in 1937. When he was 19, he won a scholarship to the Museum of Fine Arts School in Boston, but left after three months to paint in London. He settled in England in 1964.

Modern Fabrics in Your Home

Modern Fabrics in Your Home

The easiest way to bring life and light into your homes during the finishing touches is to use the right fabric designs. You spend a lot of money on things like wood, glass, marble and paints during the finishing touches, but forget to invest in fabric designs to add real finishing touches to your home.