PAPERCHASE – part 1

More lovely Paperchase items today starting with this colourful pears design which is part of a pack of three exercise books. I also fell for the little dashes pattern which features in another multi pack and uses neons on dark navy. Also catching my eye were the various Cuckoo Clock products, especially as this has been a popular theme with designers recently. And at the bottom of this post

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PAPERCHASE – part 2

Paperchase always have a wide variety of notebooks in stock – with everything from embroidered felt covers (above) to more practical plastic covers (below). New arrivals include a selection of Animal exercise books – billy bear, freddy fox etc. and a stack of Scandinavian style birds. Scroll down to see a selection with many more online here.

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PAPERCHASE – dreamscape

It is Paperchase week here on Print & Pattern and there will be something for everyone as I’ll be posting images taken at their AW14 press show and snapshots from in store. We begin with Dreamscape a full product line in delicate coral and pale lilac based around a woodland theme. The main print features cute characters mixed with linear plant drawings and their is a more grown up print in the

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PAPERCHASE – butterflies/dark romance

The second Paperchase collection today is Butterflies. Besides the cute and the colourful Paperchase always do a range of darker moodier prints or vintage flavoured collections and Butterflies fits this brief. Using a combination of delicate pastel pink and classic grey it features detailed butterfly drawings. This range is mainly in stationery and female gifts such as bags, umbrellas, and hot

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TEXTILES – villa nova : makela

Today’s posts feature fresh design collections from Villa Nova. Nottingham based Villa Nova are part of The Romo Group and they design and produce an eclectic range of furnishing and upholstery fabrics as well as wallpapers. This September saw the launch of several new collections including the colourful ‘Makela’ with its bold, graphic prints comprising of standout florals, abstract geometrics

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TEXTILES – villa nova : avebury

The next collection from Villa Nova is ‘Avebury’ a unity of classic and modern style. Available in six colour groups, quince, charcoal, lime, petrol/Ink, coral and orchid it features geometric and organic patterned embroideries made with handcrafted elements. These include a screen printed tree motif with hand embroidered highlights, a classic trellis appliqué with hints of embroidery and a

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TEXTILES – scion

Fabric and wallpaper brand Scion were thrilled to see that the new John Lewis Christmas advert features two of their eye-catching Scion Living rugs: Kaleido and Yoki. The pattern designs were taken from their best-selling fabrics and made in conjunction with leading rug manufacturer Brink & Campman. This gave me the perfect excuse to check in to Scion and see what else was new since we last

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SCRAPBOOK – adrienne looman

Hall Pass is a new scrapbook collection designed by Adrienne Looman for Websters Pages. The school days inspired theme is perfect for scrapbooking events such as a first day at school. Patterns feature pencils, owls, florals, alphabets, and crosswords. Hall Pass was released last month and you can see the full collection online here.

Below : Adrienne also has her own

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STATIONERY/CARDS – peggy oliver

Today’s posts all feature designs from a new brand called Peggy Oliver. The brand has grown out of the Imprint design studio who are known for their card and wrap collections. The designs were created by two of Imprint’s designers : Peggy and Oliver hence the name. I came across their designs this weekend in John Lewis and had to find out more. Their first collection was launched in 2014 and

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