Rubber Stamps and Floral Design


I've designed two floral patterns using the rubber stamping technique. It was just another experiment, but I made some little envelopes with those designs, and it was fun. Co…

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


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…

Block Printing Illustration


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


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


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


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


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…