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SLOW GROW


Mary grows the SweetPeas

I make the shirt.


SLOW GROW encourages participatory design by engaging the consumer through the journey of creating their own printed textile garment. Working with design concepts of Slow design and Emotional durable design

SLOW GROW creates a user friendly system of design using bespoke digital printing and local resources.


Mary’s SweetPea Shirt follows the journey of grower to wearer. Mary is passionate about her Fulham allotment growing flowers and produce is important to her wellbeing and happiness. Mary’s creativity is translated into a printed design with  final garment. Mary is central to the design process of her own SweetPea shirt.


The project took a one year to complete and follows natures

time line.