Our feature textile artist is Amy Hillyard who is a 2012 printed textiles graduate from the University of East London. She is very passionate and highly creative artist where she produces high quality original designs. She uses a combination of hand drawn images, photography and Adobe Photoshop to recreate contemporary and colorful designs for the fashion and textiles industry.

She has won a few design competitions which were also featured on Fashion Vignette. Her most recent winning was with BetaFashion's August competition and inspiration "Heaven's Door" for her scarf design "sugar skulls" which will be available to purchase on Topshop.com and Betafashion.com. She was also named one of the four winners for the May competition and inspiration "Inception". 

Amy's other accomplishments include having several designs chosen to be represented by JRC Imports and has shown her designs at Indigo Premiere Vision Paris. She has a selection of designs in Pattern People’s e-book, Repeat After Me.

To learn more about Amy and to view her work, go here.

Photographer: Flora Deborah, makeup + hair: Michelle Dacillo, stylist: Olivia Wright, model: Francesca m+p models.

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