In the bustling world of sewing, where the hum of machines harmonizes with the rhythm of procrastinating from higher priority tasks, one trend stands out as a beacon of frugal convenience: fat quarter projects. These pint-sized endeavors, often completed over a weekend of dedicated stitching, embody the ethos of efficiency & thrift without sacrificing the […]

This beginner-friendly sewing pattern is perfect for a quick gift. The pattern pieces are all straight-edged rectangles that can be cut with a rotary blade. You can find a video tutorial on my IG @ronya_designs Sewing Instructions Basic G.O.A.T. Tote Seam Allowances: Baste at ¼” & Sew at ½” Topstitch at 1/8” MATERIAL RECOMMENDATIONS Exterior […]

Calais Damask Shandygaff The artistry of the past continues to inspire innovative designs that marry history with contemporary aesthetics. Today, we delve into the creation of a new damask wallpaper that draws inspiration from the antique lace of Calais, France, and hues reminiscent of the 16th-century French style of silk tapestry known as ‘millefleurs’. Discovering […]

Bijou Lattice Wallpaper in Rhubarb Where other design styles exercise restraint, stick to neutral color palettes, or adhere to a particular era of history, maximalists play with elements from anywhere and everything. This can feel like opening the doorway to chaos, but some planning and basic design principles can help you to achieve a space […]

CABINCORE Cabincore is a trend that celebrates a rustic, cozy, and nature-inspired aesthetic reminiscent of life in a cabin or rural setting. It gained popularity as a subgenre within the broader cottagecore movement, which romanticizes a simpler, more idyllic lifestyle. Mixing it up with a dash of rustic flair. Windjammer Rustic Stripe, Yarrowphoto courtesy of […]

Saw-Whet Owls at Rocky Point Newbury Port BlueIn October Volunteers at the Rocky Point Bird Observatory band these tiny migratory owls to monitor them on their journey. We have been lucky to visit the observatory twice, on midnight adventures. I created this new design for my daughter, to commemorate these awesome nature encounters. This self-drafted […]

Throughout history, wallpaper has undergone various design shifts and popular themes. Here are some of the most significant themes that have emerged over the years: These are just a few examples of the famous themes that have left their mark on wallpaper design throughout history. Wallpaper trends continue to evolve, incorporating new inspirations and innovations […]

Contemporary trends in wallpaper design aesthetics are constantly evolving, but here are some popular themes:

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There are several software programs that are widely used by surface pattern designers for creating digital designs. Here are some of the best software programs for creating digital surface pattern designs: These software programs provide a wide range of features and capabilities to cater to the needs of surface pattern designers. The choice of software […]