Print “Wee Forest”

February 22, 2012DIY Textiles, Fabrics and Prints

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.

Print “Aquarium”

January 30, 2012DIY Textiles, Fabrics and Prints

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.

Print “Trees of Life”

January 29, 2012DIY Textiles, Fabrics and Prints

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

An inspired find

November 10, 2011Fabrics and Prints

  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