Calming February hues.

        My china blue roses linen is the perfect soft delicate background for a February flat lay. I love to take a minute, with a cup of chamomile tea, my wild flowers book for new inspiration, a fresh bloom and a scrap of one of my fabrics. It helps me creatively- to calm myContinue reading “Calming February hues.”

Emma Connolly Designs, fabric collection 1

    Stars linen and chunky natural linen.    Black roses cotton.    Tatty pink roses linen.    Stars cotton.    China blue roses linen.           A selection of my watercolour for fabric design work, digitally printed onto soft cotton drill and fine linens. Cotton from £38.00 pm, linen from £55.00 pm, please see myContinue reading “Emma Connolly Designs, fabric collection 1”

Textile design, my inspiration.

I’m often inspired by nature and what I see around me at the time. Flowers and birds seem to be the main ones, I’m always looking and marvelling at the blooms that come up and the swallows that sweep the sky. I like to study the texture, form and colour and where possible bring itContinue reading “Textile design, my inspiration.”

Textile design, block printing.

There are few things more calming then sitting down with a fresh piece of Lino ready to make your mark.      I love designing and making my own blocks for fabric printing, being in charge of the whole process from drawing, cutting, selecting fabric and the instant gratification that comes with something handmade. I thinkContinue reading “Textile design, block printing.”