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Project 1, exploring basic analogue textile construction stitch, crochet, knitting, weaving and knotting Exploration with materials and technique is the basis for this project., however,¬†¬†in order to keep the sampling fresh and unique, students have been tasked with gathering information to fuel and underpin practical investigation.¬†¬† We are living in a period of intense analysis […]

Hi, I‚Äôm Aliya and I‚Äôm from Karachi, Pakistan. I moved to Glasgow in 2016 so Scotland is my new home! I really love it here but wish we had sunnier winters or drier days in general. I did painting in ECA last year and transferred to Textiles for 2nd year. I‚Äôm really excited to learn […]

My name is…Elizabeth but I’m not your standard Beth or Liz, I’m a¬†BIZ!¬†Fairly unique and a little on the quirky side, I channel my persona into my clothes, my work and as you can see my little sister. As role models go, I’m certainly not a simp of a sibling. My inspirational textile¬†is Frida Kahlo’s […]

    My name is Ruta Vronevskyte. Good luck pronouncing that! I am originally Lithuanian, but live in Scotland over seven years now, therefore I call it my home. I am new to ECA, starting second year in Textiles, after graduating from Edinburgh College, where I found my love for the subject.¬†I am a natural […]

Hi, my name is Briana Brennan.¬†I‚Äôm a second year Textiles student¬†currently studying¬†at Edinburgh College of Art.¬†I love all things to do with¬†textiles,¬†and¬†gain a lot of my inspiration from¬†the natural environment and my surroundings.¬†¬†You can¬†see more of what I get up to over on my textiles¬†Instagram @brianarose_textiles¬† My¬†inspirational¬†Textiles¬†is¬†Atelier Bingo.¬†They are¬†French¬†couple Maxime¬†Prou¬†and Adele Favreau.¬†They¬†use collage, digital and […]

Hi, my name is Lucy Silvester and I‚Äôm a direct 2nd year entry Textiles student. I‚Äôm 19 and from Lancashire, but am currently living in Edinburgh at Warrender Park Crescent. I did Fine Art at A Level, but realised that Textiles was what I really wanted to do in my art foundation course that was […]

My name is Anna Simon, I am currently enrolled in¬† Year 2 Textiles at ECA but previously studied an art and design foundation at Newcastle College. I was attracted to textiles due to the freedom to use bright colours, expressive lines and mixed media for prints. My¬†inspirational¬†Textiles is Ashleigh Jessup due to her fearless use […]

My name is Claire Rowand I am a new student at Edinbrugh collage of art studying textiles. I have just gradated with a HND in fashion textiles at Glasgow Clyde Collage. I have always loved fashion, ¬†patterns colours from a young age. My inspirational Textiles- Iris Van Herpen. her work is very bold but also […]

Hello I’m Maya, I’m from Lancaster (North West of England, near Manchester). I am new to ECA, going into year two because I studied a foundation course in art and design, and then I took a year out to work. I’ve always loved art, my grandma was really talented at Textiles and I have all […]

This is our first group blog post for Textiles 2C. This will be a place for us to share ideas and work to collaborate over the duration of the course.   My name is Emily, I am a second year Textile design Student, studying at the ECA for the last year. I have moved from […]


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