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 has a lot more restriction … Read more
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 way to experiment (maybe most of design … Read more
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: Surface pattern design Design: MARI Technique: Paper … Read more
When I weave or knit, the first thing I do is to make yarn wrappings. Because I love this process I usually forget about time and just keep making many of these. Yarn wrapping is … Read more
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 colourways I like. Then I … Read more
New home textile products are now on sale from Belle Maison. I designed “animal themed” patterns for the first time…!
http://textilefabrics.jp/ I’ll participate in a textiles craft show in Machida, Tokyo this weekend. I’ll be there not as an exhibitor but speaking about my work and path to become a pattern designer in an interview … Read more
New curtain and covers are available from Belle Maison online shop. Photos: Senshukai
Curtains carrying my CIRCLE design is now on sale at BELLE MAISON.
I worked with a Japanese mail-order company last summer and the product is finally on sale. It’s perfect for a snooze as the weather is getting milder in the Northern hemisphere, but the best thing … Read more