Tags » Paper Patterns

new papers for art

Been busy making new handmade papers for some new fine artwork.  Here’s a photo of them and the stencil’s (lower left corner of the photo) that I used to make the patterns on my hand dyed papers.  39 more words

Sue Clancy

garden of ideas

Look what I found in the garden! Paper pattern ideas! I’m thinking dots…  blue dots and white dots… for upcoming handmade paper adventures, I mean patterns, to be used in my fine art!

Sue Clancy

Some pattern facts of life

Paper patterns

When I come across (mainly) Americans wondering why on earth anyone ‘wants to’ pay $20 for an Indy pattern, or spend time and trouble tracing a pattern from a spaghetti-junction of lines, or  tediously match and tape dozens of sheets of paper, it makes… 906 more words


The reason for using epigraphs

An epigraph is a short quotation which is placed between the poem and its title. I have heard people wonder aloud about why poets do this, and some people even think it is there to show off how erudite the poet is. 309 more words


Refashioning a refashion!

Well I’m still here, in the dark, but here. The power cuts are starting to bite and my sewing is suffering a bit. However it does bring my organizational skills into play, as I try to organize my sewing. 606 more words

Fashion Moments - Ebenezer Butterick

Welcome to my weekly fashion blog post. Each week I will discuss a female garment, fashion trend or influencer from the age of photography (1840s through the 20th century). 754 more words


Welcome to Ricky’s Thoughts on Commercially Available Patterns (which are generally pretty dreadful)!

On Monday (21/09/15) I gave a talk on making menswear from patterns to the Dressmakers Social here in Brighton.
Here’s the section on patterns.

First, A brief history of the paper pattern. 831 more words