A six-year-old textile designer

I loved hearing about this design story. During the school summer holidays this year, six-year-old Maria became a designer. Maria has happy memories of seeing real pandas when she was younger and she is very fond of her panda toy, so this dictated the subject for her design work. Maria was inspired by ‘The PineappleContinue reading “A six-year-old textile designer”

Why I design textiles

Many of my fabric designs are very personal. It took me a long time to become a designer (I didn’t go to art college until I was in my thirties!) Ideas and images bubble up from my memories and my designs often include things that are important to me. For example, ‘Cornish sandcastles’ evokes theContinue reading “Why I design textiles”

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