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Helkatdesign based in Wiltshire and launched in 2008; from humble beginnings in an attic, Helen’s hobby has now grown.

The Helkatdesign team: Textile designer Helen and behind every great woman … there’s a great man, – James, who doubles as a Printing Machine and Design Ace and a little part-time help keep the wheels moving at Helkatdesign HQ

All of whom are producing bespoke, one off textiles for Great Britain.

From a converted Edwardian hospital Helkatdesign,makes soft furnishings, and handprinted canvases; using natural, quality archive materials and vintage style fabrics. Influenced by Great British symbols and icons, heraldic images, international flags, and a love of our countryside. Quintessentially British with a feel of New England and Scandinavian…

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  • Female
  • Born on March 9
  • Joined July 14, 2009

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Helkat loves French and Scandinavian fabrics, Hungarian grain sacks, bespoke ribbons, vintage laundry buttons, British tweeds and recycled coffee sacks and hessian

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About

Helkatdesign based in Wiltshire and launched in 2008; from humble beginnings in an attic, Helen’s hobby has now grown.

The Helkatdesign team: Textile designer Helen and behind every great woman … there’s a great man, – James, who doubles as a Printing Machine and Design Ace and a little part-time help keep the wheels moving at Helkatdesign HQ

All of whom are producing bespoke, one off textiles for Great Britain.

From a converted Edwardian hospital Helkatdesign,makes soft furnishings, and handprinted canvases; using natural, quality archive materials and vintage style fabrics. Influenced by Great British symbols and icons, heraldic images, international flags, and a love of our countryside. Quintessentially British with a feel of New England and Scandinavian textiles.

We love heritage colours, national trust stately homes, country lanes, The Victoria & Albert museum, The Tate Britain, London, Liverpool and Belfast. Torn between the town and the country, the sea and the city…

We aim to give every customer a unique product ,using old fashioned techniques with a modern twist.

Fuelled by Tea pigs, home made soups, radio with a dash of day time TV.

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