Despite the slick roads, I was really happy with the turn out for the Handmade Toledo, Mini Maker’s Mart show! Thank you for coming out!
It’s a new month and I am delighted to tell you I have been invited to participate at The mini Maker’s Mart show November 15. Please see their website here! Things available at the show include: 100% original chiffon scarves printed with my textile designs! There will be the most cheerful tea towels possible! Manufactured […]
What better a costume for a print and pattern lover, than a leopard? Not only that, but Halloween falls on the same night as PBS’s wonderful nature program “Super Cats”. Naturally, making this costume vintage-inspired was my next requirement, in order to set it apart a bit from the usual cat costumes of 2018. Here […]
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 […]
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. […]
When I was a little girl, my family lived in the same house as my grandparents (to give you an age placement on the inter generational gap , my grandpa was born in 1912!) So I grew up seeing many unique vintage treasures from many decades. I loved the silver Christmas tree we put in […]
I am so very excited to show my new kitchen tea towels! They are available for purchase in my etsy shop!
Spoonflower provided a restricted color palate for their upcoming textile design challenge, and here is my design for the contest this week. I chose to create a paisley pattern, and the result is a fall print I could see pairing with corduroy! While to be honest, this color palate is far from what I would […]
This week’s Spoonflower challenge was to come up with a pun tea towel. I was painting these cats independently and after using lots of pink and green and polka dots, I thought it looked Kate Spade -ish. Then I thought of Cat Spayed (?), and my pun was decided upon! Then I thought about Kate […]