Posts tagged ‘inspiration’

Inspiration Board: Triangles

I’ve been conceiving some patterns and am mighty inspired by triangles. Here are some new and old uses of this motif from various media. This is a collaboration between Mati McDonough and Lisa Congdon for the upcoming exhibit Little Pink Houses at The Curiosity Shoppe in San Francisco Tammis Keefe Candy, Sewing & Nibs hankie, [...]

Heather Ross’ Blog March: Inspiration to Fabric

Today I am thrilled to welcome artist/designer/writer extraordinare Heather Ross (blog). She’s here as part of her Blog March to promote her brand new book Weekend Sewing. The publisher, STC Craft, is giving away a copy of Weekend Sewing to one lucky reader. Just comment on this post by this Saturday, March 21, 2009, at [...]

Inspiration: Pottery

Heather Moore (Skinny LaMinx) has a new tea towel design out – LAVA, inspired by mid-century West German ceramics. Available in two colorways from her Etsy shop. LAVA also comes in tote bag form. I am also drooling over the Stig Lindberg Pottery bag she posted about here. And Made With Love by Hannah has [...]

Helen Dardik

Helen Dardik is an extremely talented illustrator represented by Lilla Rogers Studio. I love this pattern, called “Birds in a Garden,” that she posted on her blog, Orange You Lucky. She wrote: I was making it as a wallpaper, but when finished – decided it could make it in fabric world. At the moment, the [...]

Digital Printing Inspiration: Bonjour Mon Coussin

If you’re excited about Spoonflower but are having that “but ohmygod I don’t know the first thing about making repeating patterns” panic, take a moment and check out Bonjour Mon Coussin. (By the way “Coussin” translates to “cushion,” not “cousin” as I first thought … I kind of like it my way too!) I’m certain [...]

Cutting Edge Patterns

The book/CD combo Cutting-Edge Patterns and Textures has just been released. It contains some patterns by Lara Cameron of Kirin & Co. amongst other surface designer heroes of mine. Woo! Can’t wait to get my hands on a copy. Related posts: Ink & Spindle Fabric Fives: Sarai Mitnick of Colette Patterns Misc. New Fabrics Guest [...]