WE LOVE Merino Baby DK (100% Pure Ultra Soft Superwash Merino Wool). It comes in 14 fabulous shades, from Soft Lilac, Apricot to Turquoise there are lovely colour combinations for little boys and girls.
We are always excited when designing for Merino Baby and new leaflets are now available;
Design Competition has become one of the largest textile design competitions in
the UK and continues to go from strength to strength each year in terms of
numbers, breadth of participants and quality of entries.
prize fund has grown to around £11,000, thanks to the generosity of a number of
high profile sponsors:
The Worshipful Company of Dyers
The Woolmark Company
The Campaign for Wool
British Wool Marketing
The Cotton Industry War Memorial Trust
The Merchants of the Staple of England
The Association of Fashion and
Holland & Sherry Ltd
Luxury Fabrics Ltd
Retail and Textile Company
to all students from UK Universities and Colleges, independent and professional designers in the UK textile Industry, the number of entries has risen
dramatically over the years to well over 900 from 34 different institutions .
Design Competition is unique in its breadth, having 15 different categories to
cover a diverse range of textile disciplines and specialisms, as well as a
number of special awards. In addition to the prize money and certificates there
is the opportunity of industry placements and a visit to Premiere Vision Paris
for four of the successful winners.
Prizes are presented annually at an
Award Ceremony, which this year is to be held on 6th May at the
exciting new Dye House Gallery at Bradford College with the keynote speaker,
Linda Watson, the renowned fashion writer and journalist.
details below of the Knitting & Crochet Guild special award for the
Knitting section of the Competition.
It is a fabulous opportunity whether you are a student or independent designer.
Steven MacIver is re-presenting NEXUS, a major ambitious work, originally shown at the Dillon Gallery, New York which explores and translates Steven’s obsessive linear paintings into a giant three-dimensional installation using thousands of gold and silver threads.
Using Twilleys of Stamford, Goldfingering, Steven produces amazing installations. If you are in Edinburgh I think this exhibition is a must.