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Show and Tell: Pretty Basics

Whenever someone buys my fabric from Spoonflower, I send them a quick message thanking them and asking to see any finished items. Whenever I get a reply, it’s always something super cute. The latest delights are these adorable little Blythe dresses by Pretty Basics, run by Juliana in Brazil.

She’s used my Tiny Bunny Squares and Tiny Bunny & Panda designs for dresses, rompers and more. Check out her Etsy shop or Flickr to see more.


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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