Anisa Makhoul – Illustration Love for clothing label Makool

Patternbank recently discovered the beautiful work of Anisa Makhoul and thought we’d share some of her gorgeous illustrations. Anisa is the daughter of a Lebanese beekeeper, after graduating from Minneapolis College of Art and Design with a degree in Printmaking, she launched her own clothing label, Makool. Source: Anisa Makhoul – Illustration Love

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Sew your own sarong dresses — and more vintage dress styles — with patterns and fabrics from Gertie

In yesterday’s story about sarong dresses, rompers and cabana sets ala Alfred Shaheen for Unique Vintage , a reader commented that famed pattern designer Gertie also has a sarong dress pattern — so if you have the skills, you can sew your own. Source: Sew your own sarong dresses — and more vintage dress styles … Continue reading Sew your own sarong dresses — and more vintage dress styles — with patterns and fabrics from Gertie

Le Domino Rose – colour palette

Le Domino Rose by John Humphreys Johnston

Coco Chanel – quote

Coco Chanel had a simple philosophy from which she never departed: "There is time for work and time for play; that leaves no other time." 

Fabric Designer – John Rodiquez

John Rodriquez became well known for his textile designs in the early 1950's. He introduced a unique Australian Style. His abstract textile designs included everyday household items tea towels and curtains. The materials were sunburnt Australian shades, "deep and muted, sometimes almost three dimensional". Greys, yellows and greens were the prevailing shades. His designs originate … Continue reading Fabric Designer – John Rodiquez