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Jessica Jones Holding Pattern fabric in orange

New Jessica Jones fabric is arriving in stores

My latest fabric collection for Cloud9 Fabrics is popping up in fabric stores. It’s called Holding Pattern, printed on barkcloth. This substrate is fun for curtains, pillows, upholstery, jackets, shorts, dresses, and bags. The world is your oyster. There are four retro-inspired prints in two...
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Oscar party decorations and bingo game

Oscar party decorations, plus free 2017 Oscar bingo coming soon!

If you’re planning an Oscars party this year, you might like some quick and easy printable decorations to make your Academy Awards shindig more festive. I’ve stocked my Etsy shop with printable PDF templates for Oscar party posters, place cards, beer and wine bottle labels, wine glass...
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Holiday Christmas ribbon by Jessica Jones

New holiday ribbon designs

My latest designs for my client Renaissance Ribbons are now in stores. They requested holiday motifs, so I made poinsettias, deer in a forest, retro argyle, and some funny Santas with tiny feet. These are available by the yard or the spool for trimming holiday projects....
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Biz Hippo accounting logo notebooks

Business hippos can be big fun

Biz Hippo approached me for a logo for their outsourcing accounting firm: they serve entrepreneurs and small business owners, and they have a sense of humor. So I created a range of options, from witty to more traditional. While shirt-and-tie hippo was a contender, calculator hippo was the final...
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typography nail design art stickers

Manicures for a cause

I’ve designed patterns for fabric, wallpaper, dishes, and ribbon, but fingernails are a first! Recently I teamed up with Margaux Hufnagel, a consultant for Jamberry, to create a collection of nail wrap designs she could sell as a fundraiser. In 2014, at one year old, Margaux’s...
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Panther update: from feeble to fierce

A project I completed recently was an update to The Joseph Sears School’s visual identity. Joseph Sears, located in Kenilworth, IL, has a long heritage of excellence but lacked a school logo for everyday use. The school seal, adopted in the 1920s, had been utilized for...
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Spot gloss on a business card

I had fun with the finish on business cards for Oak Fabrics, a delightful new fabric store coming soon to Chicago. We kept the typographic logo simple and added a subtle gloss varnish to Oak’s signature tree image in the background. Update: Oak Fabrics is now...
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Typography fabric names

Several people have asked about the weird-looking words used in one of my latest fabric prints. Other conversations have revealed that not everyone has heard of the famous quick brown fox. So let me demystify the names of the fabrics in my new Typography collection for Cloud9 Fabrics. Specimen...
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