May 19, 2010
Rose Sharp Jones Designer Feature:
About Rose Sharp Jones:
I am a textile designer specialising in knitted, crocheted and printed fabrics. I established my business at the beginning of 2009 after completing an MA in Textile Design at Chelsea College of Art and Design, having graduated a few years earlier from a BA at Central Saint Martins. I now produce a collection of hand made textile items including jewellery, scarves and mittens.
I make all items myself using fabrics that are either hand or machine knitted, crocheted or screen-printed. All are made using organic and sustainable materials, and all printing uses organic fabric and environmentally friendly water based pigments.
Having always knitted, drawn and worked with textiles I studied this subject at degree level. Much of my inspiration comes from traditional textile techniques and finding contemporary applications for these. I am conscious of the environmental and ethical impact of materials and therefore use only organic and sustainable resources throughout my work.
The crocheted mittens are my bestsellers. Originally made from wool yarn I am producing a cotton version for 2010. They are a good representation of my work as they use traditional techniques for a contemporary product, and are made from organic materials.
We Make Summer Fair:
I will be selling hand made knitted and crocheted accessories. My new summer collection will be available, featuring cotton hats, snoods and new jewellery pieces. I will also have a new collection of printed fabrics applied to bags and cushions.
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