surface pattern design

How to make your own repeat pattern workshop - July 20th

How to make your own repeat pattern workshop - July 20th

I never thought that I would ever be saying this, but I am hosting my first ever workshop in July!

That old friend of mine, imposter syndrome, has been present most my life. After all there is always someone better, more talented and more qualified than you. But that’s the thing, I wasn’t giving myself enough credit for everything I had achieved. All the clients I’ve worked for. The knowledge I’ve gained over a career that’s now in it’s 9th year (yikes!)

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Hawaaian Shirts From a Small Danish Island

Hawaaian Shirts From a Small Danish Island

One of the main reasons I love being a freelance illustrator is that I literally never know what I’m going to find in my inbox. I get a lot of requests, some bizarre, and some curious, and some just plain amazing. This project was definitely the latter.

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Freshly added to the shop...

Freshly added to the shop...

It's been a busy time in the studio recently getting ready to launch my second Etsy shop, whilst updating my old lines in my current store. 

Take a look at some of the new, and old, products that are now back in stock and available through Etsy

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Kimono Commission

Kimono Commission

I hope you are all suitable stuffed with Easter chocolate and enjoying your long Bank Holiday weekend!

The greatest thing about what I do for a living is that I know that my next project will always be different from the last. For the past few weeks I've been working on a lovely little commission for a dear family friend. She spotted my Crane, Swallow, Frog pattern printed on a satin sample and instantly fell in love, asking me to cut and sew it into a Kimono. 

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New Kitty Pattern!

New Kitty Pattern!

Back in December 2015 I decided that it was long overdue to draw up a cat pattern! I find cats have such individual personalities that it seemed so wrong to just draw from getty reference images - so I did an international call out on my Instagram to which I had an unprecedented influx of tags as people sent me photos of their gorgeous kitties! 

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