Tag Archives: textile

You sew need to vote today

Today is the last day to vote in Spoonflower’s Dog Days fabric design challenge. Go to www. Spoonflower.com/design-challenge/dog-days and cast your ballotūü§ěūüźēūüíź Advertisements

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Dog days

If you’re in my realm and you have a dog, there’s a chance you may feature in my latest fabric design! ¬† A compilation of some of my watercolours are now available on fabric or wallpaper. ¬†If you like the … Continue reading

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Help save the pangolins

Small. Big. Pink. Beige. Black. Pangolins of all shapes and colours. Pangolins, sometimes known as scaly anteaters, are scale-covered mammals. Currently they are one of the most trafficked animals, caught primarily for their scales which are roasted and ground and … Continue reading

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Good dog, bag dog

Want a nice bag? Head on over to my newly launched crowdfunding project and see what you can find. Access also through my website http://www.kimthings.com

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On top of the laundry

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Designer of the day

¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† Inspirational discovery of the day: Michael O’Connell (1898-1976). ¬†Mid century British textile designer, spent some time in Australia. ¬†Wish I could find more of his work.

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Rain dance

Inspiring designs from Masaru Suzuki at OTTAIPNU for umbrellas and handkerchiefs    

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Girard Treasure

A new discovery, for me: Alexander Girard (1907-1993)     

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Save the rhino

This week’s Spoonflower¬†fabric design contest is about rhinos. We must raise¬†awareness of the brutal poaching of these animals for their horns which many Asians purport to have medicinal qualities. 496 rhinos have been killed so far this year. ¬†Last year … Continue reading

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Let’s ski

Drumming up support for my competition entry in this week’s¬†Spoonflower retro ski design competition. Here’s the link. PLEASE VOTE FOR MY DESIGN!

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