Swans fabric design

One of the things I have most enjoyed about being self-employed has been the opportunity to design fabrics. I trained as a surface pattern designer between 1995 and 2000, by means of a degree studied part-time. Although I then taught Textiles in school, this mostly involved encouraging the students’ creativity, rather than exercising my own.Continue reading “Swans fabric design”

Making a ‘dolphin’ birthday quilt

Last month’s activities included the completion of a special quilt made to celebrate a 30th birthday.  The brief was to make a king-size bed quilt with a nautical theme, including dolphins, palm-trees and boats. The colours were to be blues, greys and taupes. As this was going to be a large quilt, I designed itContinue reading “Making a ‘dolphin’ birthday quilt”

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