A new pattern! Recently I found out how to make patterns using Photoshop, and I posted up my first trials I had made. This afternoon I found an even easier, and more accurate way of making pattern designs, so that is going to be a huge boost to production. And it also means I have more confidence that it will line up correctly if I were to send them off to be digitally printed onto fabric. Exciting stuff!… Read More Pattern Design | Coffee + Cigarettes
This week I finally decided I would crack the code of making repeat patterns using photoshop! I went with a Cactus theme. I like plants. But mostly Cacti are easy to paint… … Read More Pattern Design | I Cacti Believe it!
I am just a girl, standing in front of you asking for you to help me. And love me. Please help me, I have a knitting problem. Question number 1. What do I do with this? It is a sample of a stranded knitting chart pattern that I wanted to try out. I didn’t put… Read More I’m just a girl standing in front of a blog reader asking them questions about knitting.
This is Tabley House. Surrounded by beautiful Cheshire countryside, it was built in 1767 as a stately home for Lord de Tabley, a collector of British paintings. Now a museum, it is home to many collections and since it is winter, it’s time to archive them. Here is a sneak peak into the archives of Tabley… Read More Textiles: Putting Tabley House to Bed.