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My last couple of patterns have been quite abstract and graphic, so, inspired by the wonderful work of William Morris, I thought it was time for something a bit more decorative and feminine. 64 more words


Velvet Parsnips Collaboration

A couple of weeks ago I worked on a collaboration with Velvet Parsnips, an independent jewellery brand based in Brighton, UK. They felt it was time to spice up their packaging, so I designed a collection of five geometric prints to wrap their creations in. 78 more words

Pattern Design

Golden Gate #1

Pattern Inspiration: Gate #1

I can’t help but notice all of the design and quilting pattern inspiration when I walk through my neighborhood in San Francisco. 184 more words


Major leaf printing

You know by now that I love to use leaves for stamping paint on fabric. Both last year and this year while we were in Florida, there was a large leaf that kept shouting at me to use it. 250 more words



Meep! So focused on other projects that I totally forgot to post my pattern last week. I hope this brightens up your Thursday.


Elixir • fabric collection

for  •  Camelot Fabrics

what is this?  •  production and pre-production for Elixir, my latest cotton collection. To see the whole collection, along with a bunch of free DIY projects for it, hop on over to the… 47 more words

Camelot Fabrics

Step ladders, collaboration, and grandkids

Last spring we visited my sister Helen in Colorado, after a family wedding at the other end of the state. Her beautiful house is sparely and artistically furnished with things that… 655 more words

Children's Drawings