Monday, March 30, 2015

25 New Patterns

Man, I get discouraged.

As a pattern designer, I am in competition with hundreds of talented people. I question my skills and abilities. I worry about making a living.  Days or even weeks can go by without a sale or a job.

In those times when I just don't know what to do next, what market to cater to, how to be better or more successful , I always seem to remember the most important thing for me as a designer:

Create beauty.

Yes, I still look for work and keep my current clients happy. But mostly, I gotta do what I do best.

So, the second most important thing is:


I set a goal last week to get busy and create 25 new patterns just for the joy of it.

Here are the first 6 patterns filling the letters of one of my favorite words.