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Laura graduated from the University of Huddersfield with a First Class BSc (Hons) Textile Practice degree, having specialised in weave. Most recently employed by Vanners as a Junior Textile Designer, in a role supported by the Worshipful Company of Weavers "Entry into Work" scheme, Laura is now seeking new opportunities within textile design development & fabric production &/or the trend forecasting, research & colour industry. To download a full copy of her CV please use the link here >  


Junior Textile Designer - Vanners Silk Weavers - Sudbury, Suffolk 

September 2019 - August 2020

Freelance Trend Researcher - Scarlet Opus - Beverley, East Yorkshire

August 2016 - September 2019


Senior Student Ambassador - University of Huddersfield

September 2017 - July 2018

Design Intern - Wooltex UK - Huddersfield, West Yorkshire

July 2017


Studio Intern - Rare Thread - London 

March - June 2017

Studio Intern - Unique Style Platform - London 

November 2016 - February 2017

Design Placement - Marks & Spencer Head Office - London 

August - November 2016

Studio Intern - Colour Hive - London 

July 2016

Event Intern - New Designer, Upper Street Events - London

June/July 2016 & 2017


Entry to Work Scheme - The Worshipful Company of Weavers 

September 2019

UK Final Runner Up & North of England Winner - Society of Dyers & Colourists

International Design Competition 2018

Bursary Recipient - The Clothworkers' Company

June 2016 



BSc (Hons) Textile Practice - University of Huddersfield

Foundation Diploma in Art & Design - Hull College

A Levels - Driffield Sixth Form


The Weave Shed




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