Product Mock Ups – Ninkybink Patterns

One of the more delightful moments for any pattern designer is getting to see your patterns in their end use on products. I like to create mock ups of my designs and imagine how they might be used in the fashion marketplace. Here are some of my imagined ideas. You know you are keeping true […]


Really loving these fun paisley prints! I just took a 3 hour in depth class on paisley taught by Barberl Dressler via skillshare. Paisley is probably my favorite category to create!  


I feel the same joy about a new year as I do a new blank pretty sketchbook. Excited to fill it, hopefully with my best efforts, but realistic that it can’t be perfect on every page. Actually,  I started this Ninkybink website as a new year’s resolution in 2002 (boy was is a raw website […]

24 Days of Art Challenge – Christmas Countdown

  Let’s count down the days til Christmas with prints and patterns! Update # 25 – Christmas Day! Challenge Compete! Merry Christmas from!   The FINAL DAY!!! DAY 24!! Theme: SANTA December 23- 2 days til Christmas! Theme: CHRISTMAS BELLS December 22- 3 days til Christmas! Theme: SLEIGH   December 21- 4 days til […]

New Pattern Collection – “Bloomsbury Chic”

Above you will see my latest surface design pattern collection, “Bloomsbury Chic”. I think this would lend itself well to home goods (Anthropologie, if you read this I am talking to you!), but actually some of the patterns work well for apparel also.   What is the inspiration of this pattern collection? The Bloomsbury Group […]