Pupa Butterfly 

Pupa Butterfly design created using Universal Design Principles as a transitional maternity dress. Featured at the International Textiles and Apparel 2010 conference, this design was awarded the Lectra Graduate Student Award for Best use of Technology. Movement of butterfly wings inspires the surface design. The gown is reversible with a solid plum inside and removable support belt. Co-Designed with Casey Stannard and Juyeon Park.


This digital textile design collection was inspired by photography of Thomas Marent and created using Lectra Kaledo software. Printed using a Mimaki digital textile printer, the surface designs from this collection were printed on both flax (featured in this design) and stretch silk textiles. The design was featured at the International Textiles and Apparel 2013 conference and awarded the Fashion Supplies Innovative Design Award 2nd Place.


Dale Chihuly's glass creations inspired the textile design. It was created using Adobe Illustrator and digitally printed on nylon/spandex jersey using Mimaki digital textile printer. Pattern pieces were engineered using Illustrator. Co-created with Diane Sparks at Colorado State University. 


Collection of five prints inspired by Music, Pink & Blue #  by Georgia O'Keefe. Printed silk yardage was used in a collection of work separates. The repeats were created using Lectra Kalado and digitally printed using a Mimaki digital texitile printer. 

The Salon Experience

Designed for a concept salon in Minneapolis, MN, three prototype salon capes were created that capture different aspects of the salon's environment. The graphics were created using a combination of hand illustration, Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop. Capes were printed on 100% polyester satin using a DuPont Artistri 2020 digital textile printer and steam set using a Rimslow Textile Steamer. This work was done in conjunction with Exclusive Digitally Printed Textiles in  Minneapolis, MN.


Designed for Good Day Cafe, a diner in Minneapolis, MN. A series of three tablecloth designs were created and digitally printed on felt backed vinyl using a UV printer. The designs were inspired by the interior decor of the restaurant and oilcloth table cloth designs. Designs were created using Adobe Illustrator. This work was done in conjunction with Exclusive Digitally Printed Textiles in Minneapolis, MN. 


Textile collection comissioned by Target Cor. to use at their annual company retreat. Textile design was printed on yardage of microfiber polyester and used as sofa covers.


Collection of photo-real digital textiles design inspired by aerial photography by Yann Arthus-Bertrand.



Textile collection inspired by my travel to Guatemala. The collection was designed using Lectra Kalado. 

Last Updated: 11/9/2014