Ekta Kaul

Sarah Skilton, soon to be a 2nd year on BA HONS Textile Design for Fashion and Interiors,has taken the opportunity of an internship and has been working with friend of Bath School of Art and Design, Ekta Kaul.
So far she is having a wonderful time making and researching into new ideas for Ekta to take to shows at Christmas and also for her new collection for autumn/winter16.
Sarah says-
Its exciting to get an idea of having your own business and seeing prototypes come in for more development.

Thank you Ekta for giving Sarah this chance.
See Ekta’s work here-

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Stop Press @ Europe’s leading patchwork and quilting show!

Penny Jeffries,see yesterday’s post, has been awarded the student bursary at the prestigious international Quilt Festival in Birmingham.


She wins £1,000 which, of course, will be a tremendous help as she embarks on her textile career.

Penny’s been selected too to show again next year. How wonderful.We’re delighted for you.

Many,many congratulations Penny.You so deserve this award

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Sweet Rie.

embroidery artist
(Rie Suzuki on the right)

Born in Yamagata, Japan, in 1984

She studied textile design at Bath school of Art and Design.
Especially practiced embroidery
which is not just decoration but also manipulation for fashion fabric.
After graduated from art school,
I had worked as an assistant textile designer at Issey Miyake for 7 months.
Now, I am working as embroidery designer with different kind of materials in Japan.

PATTERIE is combined word with patter(n) and Rie which is my name.
PATTERIE sounds like fall off with surprise or good news,
so I hope people would like to sleep down with joy to see and have my stuff.

Catching up with the truly lovely Rie Suzuki
Rie is showing her beautiful and sensitive embroidery.
Here you see her in her pop up shop.Every success Rie.

Rie will have a show in BARCELONA in Sept.Watch this space for more images



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Alumni Make Good Impression

Alumni Julia Feeney and Tanya Fryer,2015 graduates from Bath School of Art and Design,will both be exhibiting in this colourful print show.

Opening on Friday in Bath UK it promises to be a feast of visual delights.

We wish you every success.You deserve it.
May all the glittering prizes be yours.

Showing at The Old Malthouse, Comfortable Place, Upper Bristol Road,
Bath BA1 3AJ

01225 482480

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Julia Feeney

Tanya Fryer

Rhian’s India Adventure (part 3)

Rhian is leaving India tomorrow.
She is bringing home fantastic memories of her time in this magical country,not least how fabulous the people are.

Rhian has experienced first hand a myriad of textile techniques.Her she shares hand and machine embroidery,pattern cutting,carpet weaving and design planning.

Enjoy your last curry in India Rhian.