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Spoonflower Challenge: Geodesic

March 5, 2017 | No Comments

Hi friends, My design for this week is for the Spoonflower challenge.  The theme is geodesic.  I don’t believe I’ve ever drawn a geodesic design before this week, so this was a very fun challenge for me to stretch my artsy mind!  For this challenge, I decided on artichokes—yes, artichokes.  I may or may not have […]

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First Place!

March 2, 2017 | 2 Comments

    Spoonflower contacted me to tell me that I won First Place in the Spoonflower Mosaic Design Contest with my Blossoms and Butterflies Mosaic piece.  Thank you so much to everyone that voted for me!  I am so excited that people out there like what I create.  It is the best feeling, and I […]

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Bucketfeet Mosaic Design Challenge

February 26, 2017 | 1 Comment

Hi Friends, I just wanted to share my new design for this week’s Bucketfeet Design Challenge.  The theme is mosaic, and it was super fun working on this!  After spending hours tediously drawing each and every tile shape in this piece, I think I am now seeing the whole world in mosaic!  I chose a […]

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This week’s Bucketfeet Aquatic Animals Challenge

February 17, 2017 | 3 Comments

This week, the Bucketfeet Challenge fabric theme is Aquatic Animals.  I chose to feature fish and crab. I really fell in love with the colors and textures of these animals.  This was inspired by the time I’ve spent at relatives houses on the west coast of Washington in a small fishing community called Graylands.  It’s […]

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February 15, 2017 | No Comments

I just finished these designs, made especially to coordinate with my Mountain Animals Fabric.  I had so much helpful feedback for what you like to see together–plaids, chevron, pinecones, moose antlers, small repeat patterns, large repeat patterns, buffalo plaid, non-directional patterns, tree patterns.  These, of course, all go with the moose, bear, and raccoon fabric […]

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Bucketfeet Rainforest Animals Design Challenge

February 13, 2017 | No Comments

  This week, the Bucketfeet fabric design challenge is Rainforest Animals.  It was difficult to narrow down my choice of animals to use, because the rainforest is full of so many colorful and interesting animals.  I chose to focus on some of the smallest rainforest creatures for this fabric.  I LOVE the patterns and textures of […]

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3rd Place in Mountain Animals Design Challenge! Thank You!

February 9, 2017 | No Comments

Thank you, everyone, for your kindness and for checking out my new fabric designs shop—you’re the best!  Thank you also for your votes and for helping me reach 3rd Place in the Bucketfeet Mountain Animals Design challenge.  I’m so excited!  This fabric is now available for sale HERE in my Spoonflower Shop.  (Available in cotton, fleece, […]

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Mountain Animals Fabric Design Challenge

February 6, 2017 | No Comments

Hi Everyone, I am so excited about a new place I’ve found, called Spoonflower!  Spoonflower is a custom design online fabric shop.  I am so excited to be a part of this exciting business!  I have just started my own Spoonflower Shop and will be adding fresh new designs every week.  My first Spoonflower fabric […]

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September 30, 2016 | 2 Comments

Hi All, welcome to my site!  I’ve been creating new books and projects, and I thought it would be great to share what I’m doing online–because I love children’s books, I love creating them, and I love, love, love, seeing other people enjoy them too.  (For those of you who remember, I did a similar […]

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