Awkward Animal Portraits Series: Seasonal Special Edition
If you’ve been following along with our Awkward Animal Portraits (AAP) quilt pattern series, you’ll know we’re now ready to humanely release our October creature, and in true nocturnal partying weekend style, a certain someone is oh-so-fashionably late, but as we know, better late than never. So without further delay, please welcome our first Seasonal Special […]
My New Design Class Launches Today!
BIG FUN NEWS!!!! I’m SO excited to announce my new class, Designing Patterns That Work: Creating Motifs for Products, launching today on Skillshare in collaboration with Spoonflower! If you’ve ever wanted to try pattern designing for the first time or to expand on what you already know, I think this class will be perfect for […]
Words, Words and More Words!
I’ve done it again, creating a couple more word panels for all the feelings swirling around at the moment. I decided to create them as 18″ x 27″ panels that you can order and get printed directly through my Spoonflower shop! Yeehaw! Order the Linen Cotton Canvas Ultra substrate to ensure you get the entire […]
I’ll be at Quilt Market 2016!
Months of working behind the scenes with soon come together at Quilt Market in Houston this weekend! Come by and say hi! I’ll have lots to post and talk about post-Market, so see you then too! Woohoo!
Impromptu Trapezohedron Ornament
I’ve had an idea in my head for some time now to take a template for a 3D paper shape and see if I can transform it into fabric form to my liking. Today, I finally got a moment to tinker with this notion and because I’m happy with the results, I thought I’d share […]
Next Batch O’ Portraits
I’m still working on a few secret projects, so since there’s nothing new to report in that arena, here’s a quick roundup of my latest fabric portraits… Something that’s rare for me, I actually made two of these gals, both with the same succulent plants but with slightly different purple backgrounds. One stayed with me and […]
Yeti Has Something to Show You
Friends! Romans! Countrymen! Sewers! Drawers! Lend me your eyes, for I have created a foolishly fun DIY video you can now see here. It’s hosted by Yeti, who thanks you in advance for watching.:
Happy Presidents Day!
My 4-year old is obsessed with Haimuham Likken, as he’s affectionately known in our home, so it only made sense to pay proper homage to good ol’ Abe for his 207th birthday. I’ve also been pondering a series of portraits of various figures in history, so this seemed like as good a time as any to […]
The Portraits Continue
I’m knee-deep in drawing, drawing, drawing at the moment, but when I’ve gotten half a chance, I’ve been continuing to make more fabric scrap portraits. Here are some recent ones: The idea of using simply scraps has changed to now include larger swaths of fabric too; this woodgrain fabric is all one piece. Adding in embroidery […]
Before I find January gone, I thought I should post a quick sampling of some of the things I’ve been working on. I’m intentionally trying to give myself no rules with this new batch of experiments because I know I’m typically prone to extensive premeditated concept-driven project ideas and I’m wanting to indulge that other […]