I’ve been working on some sewing projects using my fabric designs recently and am so excited to share images from a photoshoot by the wonderful Teri G.! You can check out her fabulous portfolio here. I basically had the cutest model ever, wouldn’t you agree?
My wonderful model is wearing a long-sleeved organic cotton jersey tee in my “Space Forest” fabric. I created the tee with indie sewing pattern company Made by Rae’s “Flashback Skinny Tee” pattern. It was my first time sewing with a Made by Rae pattern and I would definitely recommend this one – easy to use and totally adorable 🙂 This was such a fun project, and I love getting to see my designs being worn in real life! ❤
Over the past few months I’ve been creating tons of new work for Surtex (which took place two weekends ago), but I haven’t been able to share any of it! I’m excited now to get to share some new designs 🙂 This month I was able to schedule some time for myself to participate in Bootcamp, an online design course run by the fabulous Lilla Rogers! The assignment brief was to create darkly colored crustaceans designed to be used on a set of plates. I had a ton of fun doing this, making my characters a bit more friendly looking than in real life, and challenging myself to not outline any of the artwork so I could really embrace a darker set of colors to use on them. I introduce to you my collection “Scuttle” ! Everyone’s interpretations of the theme and plate collection are phenomenal, I definitely recommend checking out the gallery here!
Happy Monday! Well, this is quite an exciting week for me! Today I have a brand new “Travel Sewing Kit” tutorial debuting on the wonderful Sew Mama Sew website. You can see a preview image above, and the tutorial also features one of my fabric designs – Underwater Pool Party! I hope you’ll stop by and check out the tutorial here! Later this week a whole new portfolio of my surface designs will be debuting at the tradeshow Surtex with Cultivate Art Collective (Booth #222), taking place in NYC May 17-19/2015.
In honor of all the fun, I am giving away two cotton fat quarters from my Underwater Pool Party! collection! The giveaway will be on my Facebook page so stop by there and look for the official giveaway image to comment on and enter! The Giveaway Overview:
1) LIKE my Facebook page!
2) LIKE the official giveaway image on my Facebook page.
3) Comment on the official Facebook giveaway image and tell me what the fabric collection inspires you to create!
4) The Prize: Two cotton fat quarters from my Underwater Pool Party! Collection – one main Underwater Pool Party! + one “Hooks” coordinate (fat quarter size is 21” x 18”).
5) The giveaway starts May 11, 2015 and ends May 18, 2015 (Central Time Zone). The winner will be announced shortly after. This giveaway is open to North American residents aged 18 or over. One entry per person.
My work will be debuting at Surtex this year where I’ll be represented by Cultivate Art Collective in Booth #222! I hope you’ll stop by our booth to say hello and check out all the new artwork available from the talented Collective members 🙂 Below you’ll find some of the flyers the different Collective members have created (click the images to visit their personal websites): Continue reading →
I’m excited to announce my work will be debuting at Surtex this year where I’ll be represented by Cultivate Art Collective in Booth #222! #Surtex is taking place May 17-19/2015 at Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in NYC and is a fabulous trade show where artists from all over the word have new designs available to license and sell to many different markets. I’ve been working very hard on creating a ton of new artwork and this is why I’ve been so quiet on the blogging front over the past few months!
I’ve been more active on my Instagram and Facebook where I’ve revealed a few sneak peeks of some brand new surface patterns that will be available at the show! Below you can find my brand new hand-lettered digital flyers with the sneak peek artwork revealed 🙂 If you are at the show, I hope you’ll stop by Booth #222!
My debut at Printsource 2015 with Cultivate Art Collective is tomorrow! I am extremely excited about it 🙂 Drop by our booth at A17 to have a chat with the lovely Rachelle and Charlotte. Here are some Collective member flyers for the show (click on a flyer to visit the artist website): Continue reading →