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August 6, 2018

I just got back from vacation and am excited to release the Beach Rose Collection this week.  I took a day to tighten up some coordinates and then get all of the images ready for posting.  Now, if only I could come up with a solid marketing strategy…but maybe that’s next week’s project.  Here’s a sneak peak at the collection:

The other prints (the blue ones) will be their own collection – also coming soon – but I need to finish working out where I’ll post the rest of the prints from the green & pink one.  I think they turned out lovely.  I’m still happily working my way through the Textile Design Lab courses so I’m sure I’ll have several more collections coming in the next months!

July 28, 2018

What an awesome week!  One of the patterns from my Cape Cod Beach Rose collection was chosen to be included on the Pattern Observer Blog (check it out here) and another print from that collection was chosen for the weekly highlight for the Flower Art group on Redbubble (check that out here).  This was officially the first collection I ever worked on and to have two different patterns chosen is amazing.

I can’t wait to show you what I’m working on next.

 

July 24, 2018

I’m completely over the moon today.  I just found out that I’m going to be featured on the blog for the Textile Design Lab tomorrow because of the “Beach Rose Collection” posted below.  I can’t even describe how awesome this feels because not only have I been completely delighted by the courses on Textile Design Lab, but I’ve been super efficient as a result of all of the inspiration and techniques that I’ve learned about.  This has been the most important thing I’ve done for my art career.  Best.  Investment.  Ever.

 

July 22, 2018

OMG – I created my first ever “collection” thanks to the Textile Design Lab’s Summer of Creativity!  I’m super excited with this – my process has changed, my outlook has changed, my creative muscles are flexed.  I’m really jazzed – can you tell?Beach Rose Collection

 

July 20, 2018Summer of Creativity Pattern Post

I’ve been working my way through the Textile Design Lab Course “Summer of Creativity” and the first inspirational place was Cape Cod.  Since I’ve worked with seascapes, seashells, and sea life so many times, I set myself an additional challenge to work with just nautical motifs.  Being a North Shore girl, I immediately thought of lobster buoys and fishing nets – so here’s my trio of funky prints (totally out of my style, but that was part of the adventure).

 

July 19, 2018

A whole new look!

I’ve been super busy this summer designing, and since I wasn’t 100% happy with the look of this blog (for those of you who’ve followed for a long time, you know it’s my sixth revision) I decided to change the format.  New blog posts will appear here, and the main page will be devoted to new designs.  I have some new pattern and print collections I’ll be debuting soon and some retiring patterns that will be limited time only specials on a few of the sites I work with.  Those deals will be posted on a separate page titled “Special Offers”.

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