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Talented Bath Spa textile student designs winning fabric print

24 May 2017

Bath Spa University student Amelia Anderson, 20, has been announced as the nationwide winner of the prestigious Silk Bureau 2017 Print Competition.

Amelia’s repeat print pattern was inspired by her favourite flower, the dahlia, which reminds her of her parents' back garden in Alton, Hampshire. She hand painted the flowers with vivid navy blues, hot pinks and yellows, and used tea bags to stain the leaves to achieve her winning autumnal design.

Amelia’s work was praised by judges at Silk Bureau, a leading digital textile printing company based in Worcestershire, for the intricate hand drawn elements and the composition and colour choices were said to be extremely well considered.

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