Alex McKenzie artist Collaboration

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Bluehanded’s artist collaboration natural artisanal indigo textile pattern design.

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Alex drew her inspiration from ceramics researched at London’s V&A museum
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Alex McKenzie hand painting the original textile pattern design ‘coffee, tea or me’


Alex McKenzie artist collaboration with Bluehanded to create a very east London design made using the ancient artisanal natural indigo dyed fabrics. This pattern is made for bedroom interior decoration so it has the them of what we do in bed. The botanical print is of the coffee, tea and rubber plant. The bee is for honey.

BLUEHANDED is collaborating with artist Alex McKenzie, to create contemporary patterns using the ancient techniques of hand dyed natural indigo.  East meets West, actually Stoke Newington East London meets ancient China.  We wanted to create patterns that could be used

Artist Alex McKenzie describes her pattern design for BLUEHANDED using hand painted designs that are then resist paste printed using ancient traditional methods of natural indigo dyeing. The pattern continues the theme of bedroom activities designed for bedroom interior decoration. The botanical print is of the birds and bees with apple and bramble branches creating a beautiful natural pattern

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