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Melanie Bowles

Textile Designer, educator and author.

London, Greater London
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Focus

dIGITAL cRAFT

Pricing

£250 — £1000

About

My work focuses on the relationship between traditional textile design and digital technology. Translating traditional techniques and pushing the boundaries of digital technology with print and embroidery to create a ‘Digital Craft’. Exploring hand and digital processes seeking a new language of textile design within a contemporary landscape.
I am designer, lecturer, researcher and author of Print Make Wear, Laurence King.

News

The Supper Cloth at The Department Store - Brixton Design Trail

17 Sep 2017
Work together on our large embroidery frame exploring embroidery to create a unique stitched artwork in the beautiful surroundings of The Department Store, Brixton as part of brixton Design Trail.

Arquetopia Embroidery Residency-Oaxaca-Mexico

24 Jul 2017
I am delighted to take part in the embroidery residency in Oaxaca, discovering the embroidery skills and natural dying processes from the indigenous artisans of Oaxaca.

The Supper Cloth - Makerversity - Somerset House

01 Jul 2017
Betts & Bowles Come and create communal supper cloth that celebrates the art of needlework at Makerversity, Somerset House. Discover the benefits of stitching as a form of de-stressing that encourages crafty mindfulness as an antidote to modern life.

Stockists

Available for commissions

Yes

Portfolio

Complex Fill

Disciplines Textiles, Technology, Design
Materials Textiles

Travelling stitches

Disciplines Textiles, Traditional
Materials Textiles

Digital InterPlay

Disciplines Textiles
Materials Textiles

Xiabu

Disciplines Textiles
Materials Textiles

A Textile Toolbox

Disciplines Textiles, Toys and Instruments, Conceptual
Materials Plastics, Wood

Print Make Wear

Disciplines Textiles, Technology

Digital Shibori

Disciplines Technology, Traditional, Textiles, Design, Conceptual

Workshops

Disciplines Design, Textiles, Technology
Materials Textiles
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