Tag Archives: eco fabric

Geometric patterning

Nobody can stop the energetic Claudia Owen from creating her geometric inspirations. She has a vision to change the way we see a surface & in turn creates her lively & colourful creations which are a delight to wear. Her designs on silk are exquisite observations of light & shape.

Picture perfect

In our most recent photoshoot the very delicate watercolour work of artist Vikki Turton is highlighted. The piece is called ‘Estuary’ which resonates with the reflections & light on the water in the background of this scene. These handpainted effects in shades of blue make this coverup garment an instant wardrobe lifter.

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 of a new range. It […]

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

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 recognisable. I think that you […]

Colours of nature

A group of circle of designers hemp & linen tea towels

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.

Get set with a pattern

PipWilly patterned hemp tablecloths

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.

Scarf Story

Circle of Designers -- new range of designer natural silk scarves.

Circle of Designers has been digitally printing some silk and making scarves. Each pattern on natural fibre carries a design with a different artist’s story. The colours that sit together in this collection are neutrals and blues and greys. There is a whole range to choose from to lift your particular outfit.


Eco hemp organic cotton designer purses.

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.

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 of Vikki’s  subject matter and […]