Sinéad Travers is a Textile Designer and developer focused on unique fusions of colour, pattern, and texture, creating handcrafted textiles for womenswear fashion and film. Her design practise explores stories of community, craft and culture through a strong textile narrative. Processes such as screen printing, dyeing, and weaving are essential to her designs with elements of surface manipulation and a diverse range of materials and innovative approaches. She has a strong ethos and commitment to using natural fibres, keeping as sustainable a practice as possible, while still ensuring inventive and experimental collections.
Awards and Sponsorship:
The Textile Society postgraduate student award (2021)
The Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust scholarship (2020)
The Leathers Sellers academic grant (2019)
Grandey’s Place centre for British craft conservation open day 16th-17th July 2021