2020 has already been a good year for sales of Paisley Power printed fabrics and hand-made products inspired by the music or Prince. The unique paisley patterns were designed by Patrick Moriarty in Southend-on-Sea. UK. His popular designs: “Paisley Prince Songbook” and “Purple Prince Paisley” are continuously his top sellers.
On January 13th, a customer bought 5 yards of the large version of the Paisley Prince Songbook design (large version) printed on cotton.
Another customer bought 1 metre of the Purple Prince Paisley (symmetrical linear) design. They chose to have the design printed on eco-canvas, which is a very environmentally-friendly fabric because it has a 45% recycled polyester content. This design was used to make jacket linings for 4 life-size waxworks of Prince Rogers Nelson. The waxworks can be seen at the 4 Hollywood Wax Museums in US and were created by the incredibly talented Tony Webb, a UK wax sculptor.
Also on January 13th, two yards of the small version of the Paisley Prince Songbook were sold online. The small version is popular for making small fashion accessories, soft toys, glasses cases, ipad cases and iphone cases. Designer Patrick Moriarty uses the small version to make his popular pouch bags, also known as zip bags. They are made in Southend-on-Sea, Patrick’s home town. In 2019, more than 100 of the bags were bought by customers worldwide, who left excellent reviews online, which encouraged more sales of the bags. You can buy the bags from Amazon Handmade by clicking HERE or from Ebay by clicking HERE.
On January 18th a customer bought a fat quarter of satin printed with the Paisley Prince Songboook design (small version). On January 21st another customer bought a test swatch of the same design printed on Performance Piqué fabric. On January 23rd a customer bought a yard of the same design printed on basic cotton. On January 30th a customer bought 2 yards of the design printed on basic cotton. On February 2nd a customer bought a yard of the purple/black paisley design printed on cotton.
On February 1st, Dave in Lincolnshire has bought a Paisley Prince Songbook scarf today. The Prince theme scarf has a unique paisley pattern that illustrates the wonderful music of the Minneapolis pop legend. You can carefully look at all the special motifs in the design to identify the songs of Prince. The songs illustrated include “Purple Rain”, “When Doves Cry”, “Kiss”, “Paisley Park”, “Guitar”, “Tambourine”, “Sign ‘O’ The Times” and many more. The design was created by UK designer Patrick Moriarty in Southend-on-Sea in 2018 and launched as printed fabric, fashion accessories and home decor items in January 2019. Each scarf is made of 100% chiffon and expertly hand-made. You can buy a Prince-theme scarf now from Ebay.
Paisley Prince Songbook scarf. The scarf has unique motifs that represent the songs of Prince.
More than 100 of the scarves have been sold worldwide, the majority have been bought by US customers. The scarves have received extremely complimentary reviews, which satisfied customers have posted online. Carla Taylor (in Michigan) posted a review online on February 3rd 2019. She had bought a zip bag and a scarf, both printed with the Paisley Prince Songbook design. She wrote: “Love mine and my scarf, best fabric and it’s so soft! Got so many compliments”. Lori Kay Blake-Leighton in US posted online: “So excited this afternoon! My package from Patrick arrived! I LOVE the scarf”. Adrose in US posted online: “The scarf is GORGEOUS!!! Thank you SO MUCH! It’s beautiful!”