Posts tagged ‘photoshop’

Meet the Sponsors / Giveaway: Laura Coyle of

Last week I was The Expert on‘s Meet the Expert series, where Atlanta-based designer and instructor (and jazz vocalist!) Laura Coyle gave me a warm welcome and asked me questions. This week, I’m excited that the tables are turned! Laura is an extremely talented freelance designer whose client list will make your head spin. [...]

Textile Stew: Cinco de Mayo Edition

Anna Maria Horner, together with Anchor and Westminster, has launched Anna Maria Needleworks, packages of pearl cotton and stranded embroidery floss that coordinate with her fabric collections. And if you’re going to Spring Market, or just live near SLC, join her at Piper’s Quilts & Comforts, 1944 South 1100 East, Salt Lake City, on Friday, [...]

Goodbye, Endless Rubber Stamping.

If you’ve ever tried to fix seams in a repeating pattern in Photoshop, you know what a HUGE deal this Content-Aware Fill feature will be. The release date of Adobe Creative Suite CS5 has not been announced, but the official unveiling of all its new features will be April 12. Related posts: Adobe Illustrator CS6: [...]

Book Review: Digital Textile Design

This is the first in a mini-series of posts about digital fabric printing that we’ll be posting over the remainder of this week. Check back tomorrow for a digital printing service roundup, and on Friday for a big list of ideas and inspiration. Digital Textile Design by Melanie Bowles and Ceri Isaac Lawrence King Publishing, [...]

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 [...]

Creating Plaids Tutorial

More greatness from Michelle of Cicada Studio: a tutorial on creating plaids in Photoshop, which includes a free template. If you’re not familiar with weaving terminology, see here and here. And for some plaid inspiration, see my all my posts tagged “plaid.” Related posts: Know Your Plaids More New Fabrics From Cicada Studio Plaids Daily [...]

Fabric Texture Photoshop Brushes

Free high resolution Photoshop fabric texture brushes from Fudge Graphics. Aaah, just what I was looking for. They only work with Photoshop CS3 but the author says he is going to release the original textures later so users of v.8 and below can use them. Thanks heaps, Sarah! Related posts: My Fabric on COLOURlovers Goodbye, [...]