Some great news – My Blue Ribbon pattern placed in the top ten for Spoonflower’s State Fair themed competition a week and a half ago! Spoonflower always takes the most lovely photos of the winning fabrics so I’m sharing some great shots they took below. I love how vibrant the colors look! The fabric is now for sale in my shop here 🙂
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!
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!