Designs.

The design archive consists of just over 200 hand painted patterns, the earliest dating from the 1950s, the entire collection spanning thirty years. Here you can view a selection from each decade including some from private collections.


1950-1959

From the family home in Linton, Sheila began designing her first collection of patterns.

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  • SB 208
  • SB 214
  • SB 152
  • SB 159
  • SB 167
  • SB 167 as a repeated pattern
  • SB 215
  • SB 216
  • SB 232
  • SB 255
  • SB 264
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1960-1969

During the 1960s, we can see Sheila’s work shift towards a period of floral designs.

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  • SB 303
  • SB 301
  • SB 310
  • SB 324
  • SB 326
  • SB 330
  • SB 360
  • SB 331
  • SB 463
  • SB 467
  • SB 468
  • SB 469
  • SB 477
  • SB 482
  • SB 487
  • SB 488
  • SB 492
  • SB 495
  • SB 497
  • SB 497 shown as a repeated pattern
  • SB 498
  • SB 510

1970-1979

Throughout the 1970s Sheila created some bold and colourful work using clever pattern repeats with beautifully formed geometric shapes.

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  • SB 1454
  • SB 1462
  • SB 1465
  • SB 1466
  • SB 1469
  • SB 1471
  • SB 1473
  • SB 1478
  • SB 1479
  • SB 1479 as a repeated pattern
  • SB 1481
  • SB 1486
  • SB 1487
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