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BLOCK PRINTING WITH CHARIS BIRCHALL

BLOCK PRINTING WITH CHARIS BIRCHALL

My introduction to block printing happened a few years ago when I mentioned to a fellow designer that I wanted to continue my work in surface des...
WORK, LIFE, BALANCE AND QUILTING

WORK, LIFE, BALANCE AND QUILTING

I had the opportunity to catch up with Cheryl Arkison this week for a quick Q + A.  We’re so thrilled to be hosting her as a guest instructor next ...

A BUSY SUMMER IN THE STUDIO

When developing surface design patterns, I start the whole process in my sketchbook. What that looks like for me, is a few sessions of making marks...

THE ANATOMY OF A SURFACE DESIGN PATTERN

I’m so honored to be a part of UPPERCASE magazines Surface Design Pattern Guide. So being inspired by the upcoming issue #21, it’s only fitting tha...

INSPIRATION - MARIMEKKO

I remember the first time I heard about the fabric prints of Marimekko.  A friend had found some vintage Marimekko prints at the Salvation Army and...

ALL HAIL BRITISH DESIGN - LUCIENNE DAY

Here in the studio I have been preparing to print our summer 2013 textile collection.  In light of all that is going on in the studio it seems onl...