Zelkova Pattern Redesign

Pattern Design

Recently I have redesigned my Zelkova pattern. New Zelkova design Old Zelkova design I reduced the colour number and the space between each leaf. I don't know if it's wo…

Epson Design Paper

Collaborations

If you are using an Epson printer, you can now print two of my pattern designs for free! Two of my pattern designs you can print from your Epson printer https://support.epson.net/…

Block Printing Illustration

Printing

I made a block printing sample. The image is taken from an old picture I took. The size of the wood block was too small (postcard size) so I couldn't carve the details...!

Cats Drawing

Pattern Design

I tried to draw a lots of cats with only my memories. It's an experimental drawing, trying different styles, medium and surfaces, etc. It was fun but frustrating at the same …

Embroidered Covered Buttons

Embroidery

It's been a while since I started embroidery and here are some pictures of work in progress and finished work. Cross stitching is fun and making patterns with the technique h…

Block Printing and New Pattern Design

Printing

I've been designing new patterns for my shop on Spoonflower and I'm trying a new approach to create patterns - it's making rubber stamps. It's a very analogue …

Roostery Blog Feature

Media

A couple of months ago, I got interviewed by Roostery and it was featured on their blog. Roostery is an unique home décor marketplace where you can select surface designs and crea…

Studio Visit: Screenprinter PataPri

Printing

I visited my friend and textile/printing artist "PataPri". Her studio is by the sea in Akiya, Yokosuka, Japan, and you could get all the great ocean view from the room s…

Pattern Design File: MARI

Pattern Design

Indigo x Ocean Blue Orange x Custard This MARI design was inspired by a shell but it also looks like a traditional Japanese ball TE-MARI so I named the pattern after it. Type: Sur…

Sample Weave: Plain Weave Checks

Weave

Here's my sample weaving project with rigid heddle loom. I tried to do things systematically and first thing I did was selecting yarns and made several yarn wrappings to find…

New Publication for Crafters

Printing

Earlier this year, I received a copy of this book “The Crafter's Guide to Patterns”. It's written by Jessica Swift, a talented artist and pattern designer from Portland…

New cards with patterns

Random

I love MOO. The printing company offers excellent service and their “Printfinity” technology gives me pleasure to make things.