pattern play: the boxer

one of my favorite songs from childhood.  my parents used to make me & my 3 siblings super clean the house on saturday - a day we cleverly called "saturday cleaning."   and honestly, the ONLY thing that didn't blow about saturday cleaning was that we listened to folksy late 60's music (whilst scrubbing the toilet,... Continue Reading →

pattern play: nightswimming

this is still one of my favorite songs - it reminds me of summer & writing in journals, and feeling like i would NEVER be a grown up...(and then you become an adult & it's all "youth is wasted on the young."  i used to HATE when my parents said that, and recently i actually... Continue Reading →

pattern play: dream lover

ahhhh the 1950's.  my favorite advertising age was definitely 1945 through 1963.  illustrations were EVERYTHING, and though this was only 60 years ago, it was such a totally different world!  women were worried about what dishes to ask for as wedding presents, because you were going to be JUDGED by what you served your food... Continue Reading →

pattern play: your hand in mine

the only pattern still going strong that we debuted at the VERY beginning.  your hand in mine is our longest running design! the song is by explosions in the sky - and they are super emo, but wonderfully so! (buy song here) buy yours here »

pattern play: read my mind

some songs are epic & will be with you forever.  this probably isn't one of those songs.  but it is perfect for a car trip. and in case you might be interested - of all the patterns i have drawn at this point (over 57!) this one is still my favorite.  why you may ask?... Continue Reading →

pattern play: blue ocean blue & eleanor rigby

i wanted to make sure everyone got to see these before they are all sold out (sadly we are not bringing these back!) first on the list is blue ocean blue, LAKE mini husky     pomeranian     cute dog, breed unknown!         boston terrier and not to be outdone - meet eleanor rigby, the beatles! [weimaranaers       ... Continue Reading →

pattern play: under pressure

this song is DEFINITELY on the soundtrack of my life - which in case you are wondering, that is a very competitive list.  the true test is - if the song EVER comes on the radio, or you hear it in a store, or you randomly hear it scrolling through tv channels - do you... Continue Reading →

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