NEW Monet’s Garden Fabric

Now available!  My newest print is here and I am so thrilled with how it turned out.  The colors and textures are beautiful.  I’m dreaming up all kinds of project ideas for this.  My daughter has been begging for a maxi dress in this design, so I think that will be my next project.  This […]

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Run for the Roses

Inspired by the Kentucky Derby horse race, my new design is all about roses, horse shoes, and good luck.  I really wanted this to have a very painterly, soft feel, and had so much fun getting out my acrylics and making this have a really “watercolory” feel.  This design is featured in this week’s Spoonflower Design Challenge: […]

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Spoonflower’s Botanical Block Print Design Challenge

Block print? Botanical?  Those are two of my all-time faves!  I had to try for this challenge.  I loved creating this new design and was completely and totally inspired while on a fall walk with my daughter. I just can’t get enough of the Autumn colors and leaves this time of year, and love the little berries […]

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Spoonflower Swedish Folk Art Design Challenge

Hi Everyone!  It’s been a very busy summer and I’ve taken a few weeks off from design challenges, but now I’m excited to be designing again.  This week’s challenge theme is Swedish Folk Art.  I love the variety of themes that Spoonflower offers, and the challenge of creating each one in my own style.  Hope […]

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The Rainbow Tower on the Beach Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort Design Challenge

Aloha, and welcome to Waikiki!  Okay, I’m not in Hawaii, but I kinda feel like I’ve just been for a short visit.  I’ve been researching and getting inspiration from all the amazing photos of places there in the Hilton Lagoon area.  That is the theme for this week’s Spoonflower Design Challenge, and it’s totally got […]

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“Matisse and Me” Collection Now Available

I can’t wait to start sewing with this new collection!  My “Mattisse and Me” collection is now available for purchase HERE at my Spoonflower Store.  I love the bold flower design and the coordinating graphic petals and blooms.  I’m thinking leggings and cute t-shirt?  Or maybe a cute baby blanket, carseat cover…or the chair is […]

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This Week’s Spoonflower Design Challenge: Limited Color Palette Succulents

These specific colors had to be used in this week’s challenge–transparencies and mixing of colors are not allowed and adding white and/or black is optional.  The subject theme is succulents.  This was a tricky challenge because I really kept wanting to add some more colors or variations and textures in the colors.  In the end, I’m […]

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