Hand screen printed jute rug. 120 x 180 cm
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Waratah Colour: teal/love letter Cotton/Linen Blend
Publisher Textiles,: fabrics have all been hand-printed here in our factory, using environmentally friendly water based inks, not only to be kind to the planet, but also to ourselves.Fabrics are all natural fibers (just because it feels good) and include cottons, linens, silks and hemp's.Publisher Textiles
Charles Harrison Townsend, ‘Omar' woven furnishing textile, 1896-1900. Museum no. CIRC. 887-1967.
Omar is one of Charles Harrison Townsend’s few large-scale designs for textiles. The elegant repeat pattern in the Arts and Crafts style shows stylised lotus blossoms. The pattern is an adaptation of designs found on 16th- and 17th-century Turkish velvets.
One of Futuny's favourite designs was the open Pomegranate, derived from the Chinese lotus flower. Above is one version of his pomegranate design inspired by Italian fifteeth century motifs. Bittersweet ground with silver metallic overlay.
Old World Pillows
Tuesday, June 15, 2010
Friday, June 11, 2010
Dandelion One & Two Designed by Angie Lewin
Dandelion One & Two are the first screen printed fabrics designed by artist-printmaker Angie Lewin.
Angie studied BA(Hons) Fine Art Printmaking at Central St. Martins College of Art and Design, followed by a year’s postgraduate printmaking at Camberwell School of Arts and Crafts.
Her limited edition linocut and wood engraving prints are inspired by skeletal plantforms in the North Norfolk landscape and also the contrasting landscape and flora of Scotland. These can be seen at a number of galleries across the UK.
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Thursday, June 10, 2010
Herb Antony Fabric, 1956 Lucienne Day Manufactured by Heals
The Festival of Britain in 1951 revealed to the nation a fresh, contemporary and optimistic style of design that swept away the drabness of wartime. Lucienne Day’s engaging, innovative textiles patterned and coloured these new look interiors, helping to create the forward-looking style which transformed British notions of good design.
Wednesday, June 09, 2010
All fabrics in this collection use only natural colorants: either dyes or pigments. Issues of safety for the global and my own personal environment have led me to seriously explore the natural colorants. The use of mordants to alter single color dyes and the availability of natural dye extracts and pigments makes this a feasible approach to coloring cloth.
My work all begins with threads, which I weave into cloth. Originally I was trained in traditional woven technique, which led me to weave functional fabrics in natural fibers for many years.
Tuesday, June 08, 2010
Quatermaine is an artist who fuses the sensibilities of a past aesthetic drawn from the grandest French sources to a boisterous play with experimental and radical ideas, spawned in London. hers is a European aesthetic, but one without compromise.
Jonathan Glancy -The Independant
Sunday, June 06, 2010
Margo launched her first collection in 2003 with the help of a development award from The Crafts Council. The trademark patterns and textures are now sold in many shops and galleries internationally and the products are fast becoming coveted contemporary classics.
Textile Fibre Forum
Saturday, June 05, 2010
Signature Prints is an Australian hand printing company specializing in high-end fabrics and wallpapers from the design libraries to which it owns the rights. Foremost among these is the Florence Broadhurst library of more than 500 designs, only a handful of which have so far been shown at large.
‘signature prints’ hold the copyright licence to reproduce
florence broadhurst’s designs
The world of textile design and textile artist's is an amazing place to visit. There are numerous mediums of textile works and they include print, weave, collage, tapestry, installation and the list goes on. So on this blog I am going to explore the world of textiles and will look at a different textile each day.