Fabric Patterns

  • CLOUDBURST

    CLOUDBURST

    <p>CLOUDBURST is a sudden and heavy rainfall. Fat drops of rain tracing a line down a window, its pattern satisfying, yet random.</p>
  • CROSSHATCH NO. 3

    CROSSHATCH NO. 3

    <p>Bold vertical and diagonal lines painted with watercolour.</p>
  • CROSSHATCH NO. 5

    CROSSHATCH NO. 5

    <p>A simple diagonal grid, hand-painted with lines of watercolour.</p>
  • CROSSHATCH NO. 6

    CROSSHATCH NO. 6

    <p>An intricate lattice pattern of interlocking bold lines of watercolour.</p>
  • DOBBY

    DOBBY

    <p>This design is loosely based on woven fabric, known as dobby. It has a sophisticated feel and a distinctive 'dash' that adds a subtle texture.</p>
  • FACET

    FACET

    <p>Facet is a painterly pattern of shimmering cut glass.</p>
  • FLECK

    FLECK

    <p>Fleck is inspired by a lock of wool, or a streak or speckle. This textural, handsome design is elevated by the repetitive placement of speckled light.</p>
  • HALCYON

    HALCYON

    <p>HALCYON brings to mind the calm and gentleness of a sunny day, staring up at big fluffy clouds.  Clouds are a symbol of elegance in Japanese culture and are often depicted with beautiful swirly curls.</p>
  • HEATH BANKSIA

    HEATH BANKSIA

    <p>Heath Banksia is a lively pattern sketched in pen and ink with washes of watercolour. Delightful little birds are perched in the branches of the feathery-leaved native tree.</p>
  • KILIM

    KILIM

    <p>KILIM is a large-scale geometric pattern based on a traditional Middle Eastern Kilim rug. The design features motifs incorporated to ward off the evil eye and to bring good luck. It has a charming immediacy that makes the design look like it’s just been loosely painted on the wall.</p>
  • LINEA

    LINEA

    <p>This pattern has a transparency and lightness that is beguiling. Soft and shadowy yet rendered in punchy colours it references the itajime shibori style of Japanese dyeing.</p>
  • MORPH

    MORPH

    <p>Inspired by the Shibori dying technique of Japan, this design has a wonderful handmade quality. When the original design was hand painted the watercolours were encouraged to ‘bleed’ as they absorbed, creating a soft and fuzzy line.</p>
  • OTTO

    OTTO

    <p>Otto is a bold coin like design of interlocking circles.</p>
  • RA

    RA

    <p>RA is inspired by the craze for all things Egyptian around the time of the discovery of Tutankhamun’s tomb in 1922. It is the stylized eye of the Egyptian sun god.</p>
  • RILL

    RILL

    <p>This distilled design of a rill or stream evokes rivulets of fast flowing water echoing the rise and fall in the process of weaving.</p>
  • SCREE

    SCREE

    <p>A scree is a natural slope made up of loose stony debris.  The scree pattern has a feeling of movement as if small pebbles or gravel are scattering.</p>
  • STARLIT

    STARLIT

    <p>STARLIT is an evocative night sky. It draws our gaze away from the difficulties of life to the serenity of a starry night. A crane soars loftily across this pattern symbolising happiness and eternal youth.</p>
  • SUNLIT

    SUNLIT

    <p>SUNLIT is inspired by the dreamy sensation of sunlight viewed through blossoms. Sunlit is optimistic, buoyant and light and references Spring and the temporal beauty of nature.</p>
  • TAPESTRY

    TAPESTRY

    <p>Inspired by a vintage rug, Tapestry, is a dynamic arrangement of small squares painted in translucent washes.The blotted imperfections of the hand-painted watercolour add a touch of faded grandeur.</p>
  • TEMPEST

    TEMPEST

    <p>Inspired by the iconic woodblock print by Utagawa Hiroshige, Tempest, is a swaggering dynamic pattern that conveys the energy of a roiling sea.</p>
  • TUFT

    TUFT

    <p>Inspired by small clumps of grass, or threads, the Tuft pattern is imbued with a soft brush stroke that resembles grasses blowing in the wind.</p>
  • WINDSWEPT

    WINDSWEPT

    <p>WINDSWEPT is an over-scale pattern of freshness and energy. It conveys a rush of vitality, as if a gust of wind is swirling and clearing the air.</p>

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