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 […]
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 […]
Here is my surface pattern design for the Sloth theme, in the upcoming Spoonflower challenge. This would be a lovely juvenile print for babies (apparel, bedding, car seat, etc) up to teen.
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. […]