The Vogue 1959 It’s a Zoo Quiet Book My friend Sarah came across this Vintage Vogue Pattern, and dropped it off for me, not realizing that it’s for the same Quiet Book that my mum made for me when I was a baby. The pattern was published in 1978, the year I was born and […]

What is a conversion rate? A conversion rate is the number of views on an ad that result in a sale. Average conversion rates vary across platforms. For example a conversion rate of 1% would mean that for every 1000 views you would sell that product 10 times. IG posts can average 0.30% and 2.6% depending […]

This was my first time joining the Bag of the Month Club. I really enjoyed learning some new skills, as each pattern featured a few new techniques to try. The Bag of the Month Club (BOMC) is a subscription based pattern club. The club provides members with 1 new sewing pattern on the 1st of […]

Today some of my fellow designers asked me for a side by side comparison between AI generated surface patterns and digitally illustrated surface patterns. I thought it would be fun to write a response with contributions from an AI writing tool. Me: As the conversation about the use of AI continues, I suggested learning […]

Pantone’s color of the year for 2023 is Viva Magenta, a bold and vibrant shade of pink. This color was selected by Pantone’s color experts as the color that best reflects the mood and cultural zeitgeist of the coming year. Viva Magenta is a vibrant and energetic color that is sure to make a statement […]

Graffiti art, also known as street art, is a form of artistic expression that originated in the urban environment. Graffiti artists use a variety of media, including spray paint, markers, and stencils, to create their works, which are often executed on walls, buildings, and other surfaces in public spaces. Graffiti art has a long and […]

Nature has been an inspiration to creative minds throughout history, from ancient Greek art to modern fashion. One creative craft that draws heavily from nature is fair isle knitting. Fair isle knitting is a type of stranded knitting technique in which two or more colors of yarn are used to create complex colorwork patterns. The […]

Here are some autumn and winter themed mockups for you to try

If Danny were a novel, she would be a psychedelic steampunk romance that ends in a destination wedding on a tropical beach… and it would be a page turner. Browsing her design portfolio feels like shopping at your favorite vintage store, full of well-curated treasures. For sewists, looking for one-of-a-kind head turners – her textiles […]

Dogwood Denim shows off prints with a bright saturated color that makes the art truly come alive. It is just so beautiful.