Molly-Mae Brissett-Haigh


Molly-Mae enjoys researching and collaborating on textiles projects from fashion to interiors and art direction. With an interest in historical design and an eye for the contemporary, she combines styles, hands and techniques to create one off bespoke pieces and designs for large commercial runs. 

Contact for sales info, full portfolio, collaborations and to view current collections 

Collections shown at New Designers, London, June 2019, Texselect Chelsea show July 2019 & Première Vision Paris, September 2019

Experience & Placements

•July ‘19 - present : Freelance work with Etoile Studio, London


• Exhibited work at Premier Vision, Paris, Sept ‘19 and New Designers, London, June ‘19

• Epson Award commission: work to be used in shows and demos throughout 2020

Intern at The Colorfield, London, August ‘18


• Trend research and analysing
• Artworks and designs for a series of current trend groups which was later printed and sold within the collection


Intern at Owens & Kim, London, May ‘18


• Creating trend groups and boards for the design team
• Miscellaneous errands and admin including sorting samples, emailing, filing, ordering equipment and dealing with deliveries


Intern at The Collection, London, June - October ‘15


• Organising and completing embroidery spec sheets to send to India
• Designing a full group of embroidery designs to compliment head designer’s prints
• Carrying out small hand embroidery samples
• Working with both head designer and technician on prints from sketch to garment

Education & Qualifications


 Edinburgh College of Art, University of Edinburgh, 2016-19

Textile Design  

*First Class Honours 



• Painting and drawing skills

• Photoshop, InDesign and digital manipulation

• Experience with trend research and presentations

• Strong verbal and written communication skills

• Capable of working successfully both independently 

and within a team

• Self-motivated, driven to learn and achieve

• Traditional printroom experience, dealing with screens, dyes and binders

•Multi-disciplinary practice 

•Hand and machine sewing/embroidery

Prizes and Bursaries

July . 2019: 

-AVA training award, Texselect

June.  2019:

-Texselect 2019 Winner

- Epson Textile Visionary Award, New Designers

-AVA One-to-Watch recognition

- Society of Bonnetmakers and Dyers, Prize Winner

-Friends of Edinburgh University Visual Arts, Winner for Textiles

- Edinburgh College of Art, School of Design Award, Winner for Textiles

Feburary. 2019:

- Worshipful Company of Dyers Bursary

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