Digital patterns enter the real world with printed cotton

This week I’ve finally brought several designs to life that I’ve been working on for quite a while. It’s helped me to move on to the next stage of my project and re-evaluate some designs from a new perspective.

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Knitted petals make a spinner GIF and a patterned jumper

I once spent a fair amount of time knitting petal shaped appliques. It was fun playing around with increasing and then decreasing stitches over and over. Now when I open up a cushion out pop knitted bits crawling over each other trying to escape incarceration.

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Tombow Green Lady Repeat Pattern

I missed my Thursday deadline last week (oh my gosh is it Monday already?!), I don’t mind so much because I was enjoying making and designing too much to write about it. So here are some of the ideas I’ve been playing around with.

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Colour Sample Palette – Burnt red & bluey silver

Wandering the streets of London I pass some amazing buildings painted bright and bold. The Falcon building caught my eye and I used the image to make a colour swatch palette and applied that my girl’s outfit.

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A crafty lady to inspire your long lost craft or design project

A sketch of a very focused knitting lady which went from stashed in my sketch folder to a colourful illustration and then to productivity gif, now she constructively knits over and over forevermore.

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