Wheels and Cogs Pattern Design

The other day I made a silly doodle of these wheel shapes in my sketchbook. I love the simplicity of them so decided to create a repeat pattern. It took me a while to organise, first I tried arranging them at random over the page but eventually opted for the “less is more” approach and arranged them in a grid. The most difficult part of this process is getting the colours right. I’ve found that small thin shapes don’t work so well on dark backgrounds. After trying to avoid a white background I realised this is probably the best option for now. The plan is to make some more tote bags or cushions from these. I hope you like them. Do take a look at my etsy site, there will be more items added over the next few weeks.

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2 Comments

  1. leslie 11th December 2013

    Love this!!

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  2. hannahbrown7 11th December 2013

    Haha, thanks for the nice comments, made me smile this morning!

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