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”

The Crocodile and the Crazy Birds fabric

This week I have had a lot of fun designing a fabric for my Spoonflower collection. Each week, Spoonflower sets a contest design brief and the most recent was this: “Inter-species animal friendships” which got me thinking.  I remembered from somewhere back in the past, that crocodiles have a symbiotic relationship with a certain bird.Continue reading “The Crocodile and the Crazy Birds fabric”

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