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Feb 24, 2015 | Post by: Pip No Comments

The creative process

Each designer works in their own design practise so it is always very productive to meet up exchange our ideas. At our last creative get together we wore the scarves that we had been busily working on and took some photos. It is always a good comparison of technique and this time a celebration of the achievement

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Oct 03, 2014 | Post by: Pip No Comments

Shimmering metallics

Breathable soft linen fabric with new metallic shades has arrived. See fresh botanical designs handprinted for spring/summer. ‘Spiky Sprigs’ – a drawing of the Australian native flowering shrub ‘philotheca’ ‘Fern Drops’ is part of the Akaysa coordinates range. both by PipWilly

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Jun 29, 2014 | Post by: Pip No Comments

Industrial Designer works with silk

Circle of designers met the Industrial designer Oya Demirbilek when she was exhibiting her geometric jewels at the textiles & fashion exhibition INTERWOVEN. Oya has since branched out with her work into the medium of textiles. Oya’s design philosophy is to create objects that are delicate, simple, useful & easily

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Mar 20, 2014 | Post by: Pip No Comments

Colours of nature

Our extensive range of tea towel designs are carefully printed with eco dyes on hemp and linen base cloths. The hemp fibre is especially absorbent and linen also launders and dries to perfection. View more of the range at the Blue Mountains Cultural Centre, Katoomba.

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Mar 20, 2014 | Post by: Pip No Comments

Get set with a pattern

We have extended our range into all natural table linen. Our environmentally friendly hemp/organic cotton fabric is handprinted with water based dyes and can be used to enliven your space. Choose a colour to enhance a natural atmosphere for your home. Pictured here is an arrangement by PipWilly.

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Feb 02, 2014 | Post by: Pip No Comments

Scarf Story

Circle of Designers has been making some natural silk scarves. Each pattern carries a design with a different artist’s story. There are neutral and blue grey colours to choose from which can be used to lift your outfit.

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Feb 02, 2014 | Post by: Pip No Comments

Keepsakes

The circle has added a new variety of eco zip purses in three sizes to their range. They are fully lined with hemp cotton using the best YKK zips naturally.  Choose the artists pattern of your choice for safe keeping.

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Nov 12, 2013 | Post by: Pip No Comments

Eucalyptus bubbles, by Vikki Turton

Vikki Turton is an artist based in the Blue Mountains of NSW. Her latest design Eucalyptus bubbles is an example of her constant vitality and first hand exploration of the surrounding Australian environment. Her sketch book is bursting forth with new designs for clothing, accessories and all things cloth. The combination

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Aug 06, 2013 | Post by: Pip No Comments

Inspiring each other

At the Damien Minton gallery some of the designers from the circle had a chance to push the boundaries of their textile visions. By exhibiting together it was a good way for designers from different artistic backgrounds to meet & discuss their creative ideas. Therefore Circle of Designers is a

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Jun 06, 2013 | Post by: Pip No Comments

Circle of designers on display

The designers Anjum Olmo & Philippa Wilkinson put on a collective display at INTERWOVEN 2103. INTERWOVEN is the inspiring exhibition by the Design Institute of Australia that brings together a creative force of designers across textiles, fashion and art from QLD, NSW and Victoria where designers and artists across mediums have

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