the studio on a hot summer day
Tuesday, July 30, 2013
Monday, July 29, 2013
Wednesday, July 24, 2013
We have a new trend board up on our site.
I don't know about you, but fewer things are better than a good cluster of inspiration images.
You can find swatches from our collection below with this same vibe...
Tuesday, July 23, 2013
Monday, July 22, 2013
Friday, July 19, 2013
Thursday, July 18, 2013
She won several art awards at the Slade School of Art in London.
She was commissioned to pictures (mostly botanical) for the National History Museum in London.
An archive of her work was found in her home after her death in 2007, Chelsea Cefai purchased the collection in hopes of bringing Sheila's work back to the public eye. You can shop the collection here.
Wednesday, July 17, 2013
Tuesday, July 16, 2013
Monday, July 15, 2013
Friday, July 12, 2013
Thursday, July 11, 2013
She worked for the textile designers Phyllis Barron and Dorothy Larcher in the 1930s.
During WWII, she wrote and illustrated children's books -- Bulgly the Barrage Balloon and Pigeon Ace to name a few.
In 1965 she became Head of Department of Dress, Textiles and Ceramics at Croydon College of Art in London.
Wednesday, July 10, 2013
Tuesday, July 9, 2013
There is an interesting panel with Lizzie Garrett on Tuesday, the author of Tomboy Style: Beyond the Boundaries of Fashion. I'm a big fan of her blog, Tomboy Style.
a few highlights from last year's show...