Fabulous Prince Themed Fabrics and Fashion Accessories

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.

Paisley Prince Songbook design (large version) printed on cotton. A customer bought 5 yards.
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.

Purple Prince Paisley (symmetrical linear) design printed fabric.
Purple Prince Paisley (symmetrical linear) design printed fabric

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.

Popular pouch bag made with the small version of the Paisley Prince Songbook fabric. Available from Amazon Handmade.
Popular pouch bag made with the small version of the Paisley Prince Songbook fabric.

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!”

Detailed photo of the Prince-themed scarf showing the pink lips, which represent the famous Prince song “Kiss”.
Photo showing the full length of the Prince-themed scarf (140cm). The width is 44cm.

Published by Paisley Power

I am a textile print designer and create unique designs for fashion, accessories and home furnishing. I played Keyboards in bands until i was 35, then I retrained as a textile designer. I design fashion prints every day for major international retailers. In 2014 I formed the brand Paisley Power to enable me to promote my designs to a wider worldwide audience. I enjoy introducing new designs to my collection and receiving ideas, feedback and suggestions from my friends and customers. My products have been on display at the Beecroft Art Gallery, Southend-on-Sea since January 2017. Visitors to the gallery buy the products as gifts. The sale of the Paisley Power products contributes to the running costs of the gallery. The best part of being a designer is being inspired every day by all cultures and environments and to interpret them into your own unique creations. In 2018 I developed a unique method of teaching printed textile design. It enables students to create a repeat pattern in less than 3 hours. I began teaching the course at METAL Art School, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, UK in September 2018. It was a big success with lots of students, who had no previous experience of textile design, producing professional printed fabrics. In 2019 I increased the number of classes to cater for extra demand for tuition. In January 2019 for 20 weeks (one morning per week) I teach my design methods to a group of adults with learning difficulties. I also taught my techniques at a workshop organized by the Guild of Silk Painters, for their members in July 2019. In January 2019 I launched a new design called Paisley Prince Songbook. I originally created the design by drawing it on paper in 2018. It has been extremely popular as printed fabric with customers all over the world. The Prince-theme scarves, cushions, bags, totes and greeting cards have all been selling extremely well. Sales have exceeded 1000 items. The design has been very popular among Prince admirers and followers. The design has unique motifs symbolizing the songs of Prince Rogers Nelson, including purple rain, crying doves, paisley symbols, peace signs, guitars and tambourines.

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