How Fabric Is Designed
Get a behind-the-scenes look at the process of designing a fabric collection with an in-depth look at how Alice Kennedy designed the Berkeley collection for Timeless Treasures Fabrics.
Alice worked with a graphic designer to experiment with the
Alice worked with a graphic designer to experiment with the scale, prints, and size of original print. The printout is reduced 50% from the original dress. Although the quilted dress inspired the collection, it did not become the main print. There are mainstays in each fabric collection, says Alice, that are incorporated to give a quilter the necessary design elements to make a beautiful quilt, including:
- a fabric in a stripe and a dot
- one or two fabrics in tone-on-tones to help hold together the collection (and the quilt that comes out of it)
- an accent fabric to bring out secondary color and help to balance the colors of the overall collection