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Are you looking for a new unique printed textile for fashion? Do you require an original new interior fabric or wallpaper for your home? If the answer is yes, you should commission a beautiful eye-catching printed surface pattern by textile designer Patrick Moriarty, based in Southend-on-Sea, Essex, UK. Also on this website you can view his fashion and furnishing portfolios in the galleries. This website not only includes Patrick's paisley patterns but also showcases his creative skills in digital art, collage, paper-cut, photo-montage, watercolor and acrylic paintings on a variety of themes and subjects. Take a look at his winning entries for international design competitions. Also on this website you can follow the development of a design from initial sketch to final product. Some of Patrick's most popular designs are his paisley patterns, including his rat design, his cat design, his elephant design and his butterfly design. He is also very experienced at creating designs on a wide variety of themes, based on current and future trends. What inspired each design? Take a look at the pics and information in the blog section. Discover the history of the paisley pattern from its origins in Mesopotamia in 3000BCE to today’s international fashion shows, catwalks and retail stores. There is unique chronological timeline of the history of the paisley pattern, which Patrick created. Buy a beautiful hand-made scarf, cushion, bag, hat, apron, framed artwork or piece of hand-printed fabric in the Etsy shop. Buy his digitally printed fabrics by the yard or metre in his Spoonflower Shop. You can also find out about his Stockists so that you can see his new designs, artwork and products in real life. He currently has a display of his textile products at the Beecroft Art Gallery, Southend-on-Sea, the largest art gallery in Essex. Virtually all of his designs are hand-drawn which makes him a unique specialist designer who has his own distinctive style. The publicity page will give you an insight into how Patrick promotes his Paisley Power brand. You can read the complimentary testimonials and reviews from satisfied clients and customers worldwide. Patrick receives inquiries from all over the world requesting commissioned designs and he receives lots of general inquiries about his design techniques and paisley history, mostly from UK and international students. In 2016 WhereTraveler.com interviewed him about world textiles and in 2017 he advised a New York attorney on a copyright query relating to paisley patterns. In June 2017 he supplied paisley rat aprons to The Rat Cafe at San Francisco Dungeon, which received worldwide media coverage. In September 2017 he produced 6 commissioned designs for Bernstein and Banleys Ltd, who provide 'high end' linings to tailors, fashion designers, TV and film industries. Their most recent printed lining collection was launched in April 2018 and 2 of Patrick's designs "Paisley Elephants" and "Peonies" are best-sellers. In August 2018 one of the UK's most famous prestigious bespoke tailors, Dege and Skinner, located in Savile Row, Mayfair, London, used the Paisley Elephants design as a lining for a stylish jacket. In January 2018 Patrick provided a specially commissioned purple version of this 'Linear Organic' design to Tony Webb Creative Services, UK. The 11 yards of printed satin were used for the lining of suits for 4 life-size wax figures of the music legend Prince (R.I.P). The wax figures of Prince are extremely popular exhibits at the four Hollywood Wax Museums located in Hollywood (California), Branson (Missouri), Pigeon Forge (Tennessee) and Myrtle Beach (South Carolina). In March 2018 a new customer in Mayfair, London bought a framed screen-print of Patrick's paisley elephant design. Since March 2018 Patrick has been providing his expert technical CAD skills to the renowned artist Este McLeod from Berkshire, UK. Their collaboration was publicized by Lauren Laverne, BBC presenter and DJ. Would you like to learn how to design printed textiles? In September 2018 Patrick began teaching textile design at evening classes. The classes, titled "Designing Printed Textiles", are held at METAL Art School, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, UK. There is more information about the classes on the Tuition page. In July 2019 Patrick will be a guest tutor at the annual festival of the Guild of Silk Painters. The paisley pattern is predicted by major trend-forecasting services to be one of the most important themes for printed fashion textiles in 2019 and 2020. Contact Patrick now to commission your own exclusive paisley design. In January 2019 Patrick launched a new paisley design. It is called "Paisley Prince Songbook" and has lots of different hand-drawn motifs, which represent many of Prince's famous songs. The purple paisley design has received thousands of likes from many different social media platforms including LinkedIn, Facebook and Instagram. Sales have already exceeded 200 in 3 months. Customers in UK, US, Spain and Belgium are buying the beautiful scarves, cushions, pillows, bags, posters and greeting cards all printed with the design. All products are available from the Paisley Power Shop at Etsy online. The design is available to buy as printed fabric at Spoonflower Printers. The Paisley Prince Songbook fabric has been categorized as a bestseller on the Etsy and Spoonflower websites. Also in January 2019 Patrick started teaching a group of 8 young adults with learning disabilities. At each class for 20 weeks, he sets a different project to creatively engage the students. In March 2019 Patrick was asked to provide one of his unique bandanas for a new production at the world-famous Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, London. In August 2019 renowned artist/illustrator Jennifer Orkin Lewis (August Wren) requested Patrick's CAD skills to complete repeat patterns for her clients. Jennifer's art is admired around the world; understandable she has 153,000 loyal Instagram followers.
If you have any questions regarding Patrick's designs or you would like to reserve a place at his evening classes, please send a message using the Contact page.