Patternbank Trend: New Age

Here is a new design done for an upcoming trend for Spring Summer 2020 – Vibrant Tie Dye, highly saturated, psychedelic prints are going to be popular. See all my trend driven, commercial womenswear fashion print designs on Patternbank.

Peacocks, and snails, and flowers! Oh my!

The making of a hand drawn “Indienne Floral” pattern…. After drawing my inspiration from old and new resources, trend research, and my personal flair, I begin drawing pencil motifs that I think I would like to use. Birds, flowers, leaves, bugs… these are all good icons for an Indienne Floral. I wanted to have a […]

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 […]