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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

As a surface pattern designer, key opportunities for making money include: LICENSING There are numerous brands that license work from surface pattern designers. Here is a list of some well-known brands that collaborate with surface pattern designers for their product lines: PRINT ON DEMAND There are several print-on-demand platforms available where artists can list their […]

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 […]