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TDL News 2-18-19

Last Chance: Sellable Sketch HOME Group-Study

Want to learn more about the home decor industry and develop a stunning collection of patterns? Join us for the Sellable Sketch Home Group-Study starting Monday, February 18th!

In the Sellable Sketch Home Group-Study we work through our standard Sellable Sketch course, but you also receive bonus emails which are focused on the home decor industry. You’ll also receive free access to WGSN Home for the duration of the course.

This event is FREE for all Textile Design Lab members and members can register here.



Upcoming Event: Surtex Recap

The Pattern Observer team is back from NY and we are excited to share our experiences with the community!
You’re invited to this informal chat with Michelle and Chelsea as they reflect upon their time at Surtex 2019. There will be lots of time for questions!
The chat is scheduled for Thursday, February 21st at 11am EST.


Mark your Calendars: Guest Expert Stephanie Peterson Jones

We are delighted to welcome Stephanie Peterson Jones as our Textile Design Lab expert for the month of February. Stephanie is an amazingly talented children’s illustrator and she’ll be walking us through some creative exercises on the morning of Tuesday, February 26th at 10am EST.

You can see more of Stephanie’s work here.

This chat will be recorded and posted in the Lab. There will be lots of time for questions!

New Design Challenge: Coppélia

This month’s Chelsea’s Challenge is a little different as it is for a potential Pattern Observer Studio client. We have been in talks with a scarf designer to create a custom print based upon the ballet Coppélia.

“Coppélia is “a comic ballet” about Dr. Coppélius, a doctor who has made a life-size dancing doll. It is so lifelike that Franz, a village youth, becomes infatuated with it and sets aside his heart’s true desire, Swanhilda. She shows him his folly by dressing as the doll, pretending to make it come to life and ultimately saving him from an untimely end at the hands of the inventor. “

The brief is super inspiring and we hope that you participate even if you decide to keep your pattern in your own portfolio.

Read all the details here.


Weekly Art Critique. Please join Michelle for this week’s live art critique held THURSDAY at 1 PM EST. This is a fun event where Lab members come together to review artwork and ask questions about pattern design, marketing and sales. A registration link will be emailed out early on Thursday morning and will also be posted in our Weekly Art Critique forum. Textile Design Lab members can watch past critiques here.

February 18, 2019

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