This ongoing project explores Scotland’s relationship to the indigenous crafts of India still in production today, and tells the story of The United Turkey Red Company. I am one of 7 designers who has been invited to explore the archives, and respond aesthetically, and with hindsight, to the fabrics, their colours, patterns and motifs.

We have recently completed Part 2 of the project, where we where based in India for 2 weeks, exploring and developing our designs alongside the artisans of the the block printing studios. Part 3 will conclude with a new product range that promotes sustainability of craft and international collaboration.

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