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 […]

Take a look at what Spoonflower’s creative community is making with Sport Lycra

Spoonflower is an online printing company that allows users to create custom prints. They offer thousands of patterns and colors, allowing customers to choose exactly what they want printed onto their fabrics. Makers can also upload their own designs. Spoonflower Recycled Canvas is 100% polyester and each yard is made from 10 recycled bottles. It […]

Dagmar’s minimalist modern illustrations are delightful. Drawing inspiration from literature and from the world around her, Dagmar creates stylized characters and motifs that evoke mod & scandi aesthetics, while remaining completely original and fresh. Dagmar uses a curated palette, clean shapes, and minimal texture in beautifully composed patterns. Her representations of animals and nature are […]

While the first thing you notice about Julee’s work might be the many jokes threaded into her design titles, closer inspection reveals a technical prowess, and lucidity that allows her to speak with a clear voice. If art is about connecting to people’s emotions, Julee’s work hits you in the funny bone, then leaves you […]

Kelsey’s custom Scorpio ballet skirt was sewn from my Scorpion Tattoo Cherry Flame design, using Spoonflower Poly Crepe de Chine. First, she chose her custom colors by using a Spoonflower Color Map. We wanted a light drapey fabric that would allow for free range of movement without clinging. After testing a few different options, we […]

Quick, stash-busting sewing patterns are great to have on hand. I love sewing zipper pouches, because they are small and useful. Here are some free, printable sewing patterns that I’ve tried and loved. Sewing these patterns is a great way to get to know a pattern writer’s style, and to learn a few techniques that […]

Geometric wallpapers feel both modern and ageless. Prized for their versatility, classic geometrics can bring a space into order, creating a sense of calm.