Posts Tagged ‘design’

My Quilt Design Process

Though it’s something I haven’t had much time for with the new baby, I love making quilts.  I think it’s the concept of taking a stack of fabrics that anyone could have and making something completely my own. My design process usually starts with a specific fabric or concept.  I often find myself attracted to…

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New Look

You may have noticed that I’ve been playing around with some updates around the site over the last few days.  I’ve changed up some of the artwork in an attempt to create a look that I feel reflects me a little better than the previous design did. Not that I didn’t love the old design.…

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Designing a Quilt

I picked up some amazing fabrics last weekend, knowing that I wanted to make a quilt with them, but having no idea what I wanted that quilt to look like.  Why do I do this to myself? Because I had a gift card for the store and everything was 15% off, that’s why.  The fabric…

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Back to School

It’s back to school for me tomorrow.  I’ve been working at the university all summer, but the the students moved back in over the weekend, and classes start Wednesday.  I teach one class each fall (and another in the spring) on top of my job at Webmaster for the university.  My fall class really is…

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Designer Fabrics

Why designer fabrics? Everyone loved designer fabrics. OK, probably not everyone, but I do.  Let’s talk about why. The PROs Great Designs – once you find a designer you like, you’re pretty much set for life High Quality Materials – I’ve never purchased designer fabric that I didn’t love. You can feel the difference. Lots…

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Threadless Submission

I’ve submitted another design to Threadless.  I have titled this particular design “She Walks in Beauty.”  The artwork, which I created last year, was inspired by the Lord Byron poem. SHE walks in beauty, like the night Of cloudless climes and starry skies, And all that’s best of dark and bright Meets in her aspect…

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Creativity is Messy

Creativity is messy, and I am very creative… but that’s not an excuse for not being able to use any of the space in my house, for the piles of stuff collecting on all of the horizontal surfaces. Solution? Clean and organize. Matt has been very helpful with this process so far.  We’ve still got…

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Design for My Quilt

As I told you all in my last post, I have decided to make myself a quilt.  The inspiration for the quilt I wanted to make, was a cute mini quilt from the Purl Bee. After some thought, I’ve come up with a plan to incorporate the idea of circles in a design that’s a…

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