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Stitch Selection - Anna Piper - MA Textile Design Innovation student at Nottingham Trent University

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Chloe Scadding

Chloe Scadding creates high-end textiles used for fashion and interiors. Her combined use of contemporary and traditional techniques, along with her creative use of materials, makes her work innovative and original. She pushes the boundaries of what textiles normally are and what they can be — truly unique.

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Smocked Textile Necklace - fabric manipulation for jewellery design - contemporary smocking applications // Tinctory #textiles

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Beautiful African Textile Designs from African Fabric House

African Print Fabric or Kitenge (or Chitenge or Ankara or Real Wax) is a traditional waxed cotton fabric worn across Africa that comes in a vast range of vibrant colours and designs. Description from I searched for this on

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Japanese traditional silk brocaded embroidered wedding kimono with lining, 1970's or earlier. Fine embroidered wedding kimono gown with traditional wedding motif: flying white storks, flowers and flowers cart. Material: silk brocade

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Get to know a bit more about kente cloth

Kente cloth was develoed by the Akan people of West Africa. Many of Akan live in Ghana and Ivory Coast today. Traditionally the cloths were for sacred and royal occassions. They feature bold designs and bright colors, each of which bears meaning. For example, black signifies maturity and strong spiritual energy.

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