Surface Design

  • Boro Vest

    Carrie’s Boro Vest was a labor of love!  This vest is the basic Tabula Rasa Jacket (without sleeves ) finished… 

  • Hot Summer Circles

    This summer  blouse combines several white fabrics into a festive top slightly shorter than the tunic length Carpe Diem.  The… 

  • Sizzling Crop Top

    Sizzling Crop Top

    Rae created this pintucked crop top from the Carpe Diem Dress & Tunic pattern.  It sizzles in magenta raw silk… 

  • Collaged and Painted Tunic

    Collaged and Painted Tunic

    Rae embellished this fun Carpe Diem Tunic with layers of collage, paint, and free-motion stitching.  Read more about her process… 

  • Painted Neoprene Jacket

    This neoprene jacket is a great piece for fall and spring weather because the scuba knit is warm and water… 

  • Fall Garden Knit Dress

    Rae created this fanciful painted knit dress for an article in Threads Magazine, Aug./Sept. 2019.  It’s made from our favorite… 

  • Boro for the Birds Tabula Rasa Jacket

    Boro for the Birds

    Admire Rae’s boro project, bringing together surface design techniques in a stunning quilted Tabula Rasa Jacket!  The birds were cut… 

  • Easy Spring Jacket

    Rae’s says it’s an easy spring jacket, but she adds lots of fun details that you can read about in… 

  • Paisley Surplice

    Another great Clever Crossing Surplice Variation on the Tabula Rasa Knit Tee.  This one uses two colors of solid rayon… 

  • Knit Scrolls and Flowers

    Read Rae’s blog post Knit Flower Fun to learn how to make this knit embellishment.  It’s a solid ivory rayon…