Textile Design

My First Blatant Knock-Off

My First Blatant Knock-Off

Something caught my eye at the store the other day. It was a pattern exactly as I had designed for another company. Upon closer inspection, the only differences were that it was changed from a 2 color print to 3, and one small motif was […]

Patterns at the Cooper Hewitt

Patterns at the Cooper Hewitt

I finally visited the Cooper Hewitt museum for the very first time! It’s beautifully ornate and full of patterns. The current exhibits were also of particular interest to me. There was a great exhibit on textile industry innovations. I saw a lot of things up […]

Roses!

Roses!

I started drawing some roses for a pattern and my lovely roommate made me some rose tea! The roses were even the same color. It was nice to experience them with all 5 senses.  

What a Strange and Wonderful Plant!

What a Strange and Wonderful Plant!

  Such a good sport! I used to babysit her and now she’s a full grown adult, an awesome friend and a capable art assistant! Life goes by so fast!   Came upon this strange and wonderful plant in the cemetery, wouldn’t it make a […]

Breezy Village Skirt

Breezy Village Skirt

I made this skirt a few months ago in anticipation of the breezy summer weather. This is some incredible 60’s or 70’s vintage fabric that I got from Ebay. It’s a border print with a little illustrated village along the bottom. It’s a poly knit, […]