Paisley

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!  

2019

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 Ninkybink.com!   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 […]

My Christmas Surface Designs in Quilt form!

I wanted to share this “Cheater Quilt” I designed and sewed with the help of Spoonflower.com’s digital fabric printing service. I love seeing how the patterns I worked on for weeks come together on this decorative quilt! I sewed a few silver sequin stars to the ornaments, and gave it a white faux fur backing. […]