Tuesday, 20 April 2010


Specialism: Printed and Embellished Surface Design
Vivienne Westwood
Anna Sui
Georgina von Etzdorf
Dream Job/ Career Aspirations:
Tracey would love to design for fashion and interiors freelance, carry on blogging and in the future bring everything she has learned together to teach textiles.
Final Major Project:
At the moment Tracey is hugely inspired by everything folklore, from colour, shape and objects. She started drawings using different techniques and by bringing the drawings together she is hoping to produce a range of printed lengths using a series of different printing techniques.

Friday, 16 April 2010

Easter Hol Competition

So it's nearing the end of our easter 'break' im sure all of us have been working our socks off dreading the deadline for:

1. Our Professional studies work - 22nd April
2. Our whole degree - 10th May

So to cheer you up i thought i'd link to a competition of mine over on bellefantaisie.net. The competition is to win one of my embroidered hairbands inspired by the spring trend of nudes and pastel shades. To enter all you have to do is go to the blog and enter a comment. The winner will be picked at random. Even if it isn't your style it would make a lovely present. You have until Tuesday.... GO!!!

Wednesday, 7 April 2010

STUDENT PROFILE: Kirsty Johnstone

Specialism: Surface Design for Interior Wallpaper


Hennie Haworth,
Linn Olofsdotter,
Matthew Williamson,
New York
Day to day life.

Dream Job/ Career Aspirations: Kirsty's dream job would be to teach textiles as well as to be a free lance wallpaper designer.

Final Major Project: Kirsty is currently working on her final major project designing A1 wallpaper samples, she will also screen print a number of wallpaper lengths. Her work is a mixture of hand painted/ screen printed samples with a bright bold colour pallet. Her theme is New York, mixing the busy life of Times Square with pattern and people and has taken great inspiration from artists such as Hennie Haworth.

Contact Details:


Happy Easter!

As its the Easter holidays we all have 2 weeks off, as well as eating chocolate until were sick we should also be completing the personal promotional folio which has to be handed in 2 weeks tomorrow. Making documents such as CV's, business cards and invoices they will l all be decorated in an individual way. At the same time completing work in the development book and getting ready to print the last few fabrics in the 3 weeks we have left.
So I hope everyone is working hard and keeping up to date with the huge amount of paper work there is to do.