Velveteen Prints: Brooklyn’s Newest Textile Design Studio

The fashion world is aglow with beautifully printed textiles this season and the trend forecasting that we’ve been catching is calling for patterns on the runways in the seasons to come.  From tribal inspired to the always-popular floral,and  from playful to sophisticated, prints are everywhere.  And we like it.

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We were lucky enough to spend a few hours with Quinn Christie of Velveteen Prints, Brooklyn’s newest Textile Design Print Studio.

Having only opened for business in January 2011, it’s exciting to hear about the infant company’s quick path to success. We learned a lot. Interested in learning more about Velveteen Print’s services?  Here are a few key points:

  • All prints are created in repeat and come in a digital format,
  • Pantone numbers are called out and formulated for easy printing (maximum 8 colors per print)
  • Current clients have included swimwear, activewear, womens ready to wear, stationery, surface laminates
  • Available prints can be viewed and purchased via the Velveteen Prints website
  • Custom projects and collaborations are welcome!
Nicole Giordano
Nicole Giordano

Nicole is the founder of StartUp FASHION, an online resource and community supporting for independent designers around the world with building their businesses.A deep love for the craft of fashion paired with an adamant belief that success is defined by the individual, led her to found StartUp FASHION, where she helps independent designers and makers screw the traditional fashion business rules, create their own paths, and build businesses they truly love.More than anything else, she’s in the business of encouragement and works every day to remind makers and designers that they have something special to offer the world and that they can, in fact, do this thing!

5 comments
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    Deb Resnick

    I have a collection of amazing and unique textile designs that come from digitalizing my original artwork. I dont know how to get them to people that could use them for clothing and/or homegoods. Thoughts?

    • Nicole
      Nicole

      Hi Deb,

      Thanks for reaching out. Have you looked into participating in Print Source? It’s a great show, a lot of exposure. If that’s not an option, do you have a website up and running? What are your social media channels like?

      ~Nicole

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    Issa

    I just came across this and as a huge fan of prints, I am glad to learn about local print studios. BUT- check out http://www.eztextiles.com. They have downloadable hi-res and royalty-free textile designs! Personally I like them because i am on a budget and textiles from studios are expensive!

    • Nicole
      Nicole

      Hi Issa,

      Thanks so much for reading and thanks for sharing your resource! Are you a fashion designer?

      Cheers!

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        Issa

        Hiya,

        I am a designer! And I am always looking online for inspiration! Thanks again!

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