These are crayon rubbings of triangular needlepoint templates. I played around with the layer order to come up with the print below:
Parallel pen, using both the broad edge and corners. This week I will be exploring children’s themes, ultimately using these fabrics for baby blankets.
These floral illustrations were drawn with a parallel pen, and colored pencil fills the negative space. Placed over a blue background the little windows make up this print:
I stenciled a series of triangles by seeping black ink through the holes of a plastic needlepoint canvas. Placing them adjacent to each other created an interesting design.
Drawn with a parallel pen and shaded with a pointed brush marker, these trees have a sweet little charm to them when strung together in a group. I’ll keep playing with it to see how I can make a fabric from the design.
These Nouveau inspired leaves were drawn with a rapidograph pen. Layering and tinting the images yielded this print:
I drew these little aquatic creatures with an edged pen during our stay in Monterey Bay. We had just returned from a long day at the aquarium. Here is the fabric I created from the sketch.
My C. Jenkins Miracle Fabric Sheets arrived this weekend and here is my first go at a self designed fabric! This is a really exciting discovery, as I didn’t want to wait on Spoonflower to deliver my fabric swatch every time I designed a new pattern. However, if I’m excited enough about a design that I end up … Read More
If you watch the making of Tree of Life, you’ll see that I am quite attached to a particular aesthetic for the tree almost throughout the process (namely, how the leaves are laid out). At Fabric Outlet, while looking for a blue background, I discovered this fabulous print which I knew I needed to include in … Read More