asking for trouble

More Fabric

Here’s what that work in progress turned into. I ended up keeping the colours as they were, but I think this design has a lot of possible combinations! I also uploaded an ice cream bears design.

I’ve entered it into the ice cream contest for now in case I forget, but I might play around with some other ideas yet. You can see all the new designs in more detail on my Spoonflower page and I’ll be ordering swatches of all these (and hopefully more) in a few weeks so I can put them up for sale.

Thanks for all the entries in my fabric giveaway too. Sorry if it takes a while to answer questions – some of them are really hard!


Hello! I’m Marceline Smith, the designer and owner of Asking For Trouble. I create illustrated stationery, accessories and gifts using my cute characters inspired by Japanese kawaii. This is my business and personal blog where I write about my creative doings, inspirations, travels, Japan trips and daily life. Read more »

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