Tag: patterns

Finding Clients for Surface Pattern Design

There are many ways of finding potential clients for your surface pattern design. You need a marketing strategy and most importantly you need to allocate time to it – I block out two days each month just to work on my social media. Another way to find clients is to

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This is the second post in a series I am writing all about surface pattern design and running your own business. If you haven’t already, go back and read the first post about why I chose surface pattern design! Now if you got the bug like I did to make

Why I chose Surface Pattern Design

This is the first post in a series I am going to write all about surface pattern design and running your own business! I didn’t even know the term ‘surface pattern design’ when I took a weekend art class in textile design back in 2017. I was pregnant at the

Incognito Art Show

The Incognito Art Show is an amazing concept where artists submit 3 A5-size artworks but only sign the back of the artwork. Artworks then go on sale anonymously for $100 each – with all funds raised to support artists with intellectual disabilities. Some very famous artists take part and the

Cloth Cuts fabrics

I now have some of my favourite pattern designs available on fabrics with Cloth Cuts. Cloth Cuts are a Brisbane-based company that print on a range of fabric bases and have a fantastic print library to choose from! These are my pattern designs that you can now buy on fabric

Hokey Pokey Leggings

This is a story of how some sleep-deprived creative work turned into my dream to see my art on eco-friendly swim leggings! A few months ago I was desperate for some creative ‘me time’ but felt so tired from weeks of sleep deprivation (courtesy of my young daughter). The thought

New Spoonflower fabric designs

I have just added a whole lot of new fabric designs to my Spoonflower shop, 42 in fact! Some of the fabric designs available are completely new, and some of them are new colourways of existing designs. When you sell designs through Spoonflower, you need to get a fabric sample

2020 Business Review

So early last year I wrote a mega blog post about my first year as a surface pattern designer. I thought it would be a good idea to do this as a yearly activity, as it’s great to reflect on what I have achieved and also what I have learnt

The Ultimate Gift Guide for Surface Pattern Designers

I’ll tell you what I want, what I really really want…. yes it is that crazy time of year when most of us are frantically trying to think of what to get for the special people in our lives. In this Ultimate Gift Guide for Surface Pattern Designers I have

New Society6 shop with tropical gifts

Hi everyone – I have just launched a new shop on Society6 full of tropical gifts! There a number of fun and eco-friendly products now available including: art prints furniture mugs and travel cups cutting boards coasters serving trays greeting cards notebooks wrapping paper I ordered some small art prints