Expect the unexpected in hand printed textiles

Reece Scannell came into the textile business after an illustrious international career as a photographer with his pictures featuring in premier exhibitions in Australia and Europe.

His passion for fashion lured him from behind the lens, but Reece has applied a similar focus on unique, one-off imagery in hand screening textiles for clothing, interior design, quilting, patchwork and other forms of crafting.

Reece’s textile work is as fascinating as his background with his photographs being featured in renowned collections at the National Library of Australia, the Australian Film Institute and the Australian Film, Television and Radio School.

He has even participated in archaeological expeditions to Greece and Egypt with resulting photographic exhibitions in the British Museum.

Reece Scannell Mode in Australia is now ranked in the top Australian design companies with his outstanding creativity in lifestyle fabrics, including hand woven shot cotton with individual threads dyed to create a distinctive silky sheen effect.

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Australasian Quilt Convention 2017

Angela Walters , Matteo Esposto & Jan Frazer @ Reece Scannell textiles booth
AQC 2017
Angela Walters , Reece Scannell & Jan Frazer @ Reece Scannell textiles booth
AQC 2017

Just had a show and tell with Angela Walters what fantastic work she does. It was really great exchanging ideas about techniques and textiles. So maybe a future project.