Three fabric designers have recently shared a bit about various aspects of their design process.
Michelle Engle Bencsko of Cicada Studio answers a reader’s questions about the finer points of going from idea to pattern to collection.
Elizabeth House writes about how her upcoming line LizzyDish got started, and about the often frustrating process of submitting designs to various companies before she landed her deal with Andover.
Tula Pink shows some of her initial sketches on graph paper here and here that would evolve into her fabric lines for Moda. She scans these sketches then traces over them in Illustrator.