28 September 2012

Woolmark Texprint Award winner announced

Left to right: Chairman Barbara Kennington, prize winner Sophie Manners,
prize presenter Nelly Rodi and Woolmark’s Peter Ackroyd 

Sophie Manners was announced as the winner of the second annual Woolmark Texprint Award in support of Campaign for Wool at an event at Indigo, Paris. Sophie won the prize for her textile designs which were created with 60% or more Merino wool. The prize is in support of The Campaign for Wool with patron HRH The Prince of Wales and honours the inventive use of wool in textile design. Sophie received £1,000 in prize money at today’s event, which was presented by this year’s Texprint prize presenter: the trend forecaster Nelly Rodi, and The Woolmark Company’s Peter Ackroyd. As part of her prize, Sophie will also have access to training on the benefits and uses of wool through her nearest Woolmark office.
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