cv design
Natalie Adamson-Wain
24 West Werberside
Mobile - 07974 420981
E-mail - Natalie@natalie-aw.co.uk


Telford College Edinburgh (2008-2009)
City and Guilds teaching adult learners

Central St Martin's, London (2004)
Beginners Pattern cutting

Edinburgh College of Art (1999 - 2002)
BA (2:1) Hons. Printed Textiles

Telford College, Edinburgh (1996 - 1999)
HND Stitched Textiles and Fashion
Foundation Studies in Art and Design


Winner New designers Crown Award for Excellence in Design -2002
Selected for Haberdashers Prize-Royal College of Art 2012
Highly commended Waddesdon Project-Royal College of Art2012
Designs selected for WGSN trend site-Royal College Of Art 2012
Winner Bicester Retail village prize-Royal College of Art 2012
Featured in Selvedge Magazine- May2013


Coats Foundation Scholarship - Glasgow 2011
Shortlisted for Trevelyan Scholarship-Royal College of Art 2011v Levy Bequest Awarded-Royal College of Art-2012


Turnburry Rug works; Turnburry Scotland-Hand tufted pieces-RCA 2012
Peter Scott Knitwear, Hawick Scotland-Wool and cashmere-RCA2012

Previous Employment

Keeler Gordon, London-Freelance Textile designer 2009-2011
Producing textile For Fashion prints using Photoshop and Illustrator for worldwide customer base.

Mint Design, London-Freelance Textile designer, 2009-2011
Producing textile For Fashion prints using Photoshop and Illustrator and screen printing techniques for worldwide customer base.

Heriot Watt University-Teaching fellow in Textiles and CAD Design, 2008-2010
Working with Year 1-4 degree level and masters students teaching computer design skills in Photoshop, illustrator and studiomaster. Preparing briefs, conducting interviews and Participating in research groups and studies.

Nancy Parker Designs, London-Freelance Textile Designer, 2005-2009
Producing Textile For fashion prints using Photoshop and Illustrator selling to clients like Calvin Klein, Victoria Secret, Abercrombie, Coast and DKNY.

Telford College, Edinburgh-Instructor teaching Btec, HND and Pathway modules in Art, design and stitched Textiles and Fashion,2007-2008
Teaching Art foundation in drawing, sculpture and textiles and fashion. Working with pathways students with a range of disabilities using art as therapy.

Falkirk Council Workshops-Workshop leader, 2007-2011
Working with Falkirk Council running a variety of workshops in textile design and practice to students ranging from age 5 to 18 and teaching teachers how to apply textiles techniques and materials to the course curriculum.

Edinburgh College of Art-Specialist lecturer, 2006-present
Working with student's year 1-4 on briefs in conjunction with industry practice and collaborating Textile students with London textile studios on commercial garment projects.

Amanda Kelly Design studio, London-Freelance Textile Designer, 2005-2006
Producing textiles for fashion designs using Photoshop, embroidery and print.

Brewster Design Studio, London-In house textile for fashion designer, 2004-2006
Producing Textiles for fashion design using CAD embroidery and screen printing techniques selling to clients like juicy couture, Karen Millen, Diesel and Michael Stars.

Owens & Kim, London-In house textile for Fashion designer, 2002-2004
Producing textile for fashion prints using CAD embroidery, hand embroidery and applique and transfer printing selling to clients like monsoon, Karen Millen and anthropology.

Collections under label `Nathalie`
A collection of digitally flocked cashmere jumpers and t-shirts, digitally printed belts, bags and broaches

La La land Boutique, Glasgow 2010-2012
The Clothes show Live, Earls Court London 2010
The maisonette Boutique, Glasgow 2009-2011
Made In the Shade, The Lighthouse Glasgow-2009
Godiva Boutique, Edinburgh 2005-2006
Swatch alternative fashion week, London 2005-2006
Our Shop, Kingly court London-2005-2006
Spitalfield Market, London-2003-2005

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