Exciting new things coming to Pitter Pattern | Pitter Pattern

Well hello there my lovely reader! I’m literally dying of embarrassment from having disappeared for so long from the blog… But, there’s a reason for this absence, and a good one!

I’ve been working really hard behind the scenes on a secret project, and I’ve decided today is the day to let the cat out of the bag…

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Spoonflower's 2018 Calendar Tea Towels | Pitter Pattern

I’m a sucker for well-designed calendars, and I can’t resist fabulous tea towels, so I thought, let’s get some calendar tea towels rounded up to get properly ready for next year!

I went through all the 2018 tea towels available on Spoonflower and chose 26 that stood out because of their fabulous graphics and colours…

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Master 5 Advanced Pattern Techniques with Bonnie Christine | Pitter Pattern

Most of you might know by now that I’m a big fan of Skillshare. I devour any pattern class that gets published and I’ve found some real gems among all the noise. Some of my favourites are Bonnie Christine’s classes.

Bonnie is a surface pattern designer, artist, teacher and blogger at ‘Going Home To Roost’. She’s got several, very popular, surface pattern design classes and has run some great Skillshare workshops in the past.

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Day Of The Dead Wallpaper - Sugar Skull Floral Wall Mural [1] | Pitter Pattern

The Day of the Dead (Dia de Los Muertos in Spanish) is a Mexican multi-day holiday, starting on 31st October and ending on 2nd November. It celebrates deceased family and friends and honours them with festivals and lively celebrations including food, drinks, parties, and activities the dead enjoyed in life.

The most familiar symbols of the Dia de Los Muertos are the calacas and calaveras (skeletons and skulls), which are generally depicted as joyous rather than mournful figures. They appear everywhere during the festival, including carved skull masks, small figures made out of carved wood or fired clay, and sweet treats… And you can get them on fabulous wallpaper too!

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