Believing in Artistic Talent

Kenyan Artist Elijah Mungai

This business is about more than just fabric – it’s about creativity and artistic talents that cannot be denied any longer – that need to be unleashed and lived! When I met Elijah, a sign writer, and got him on board as Simply Sandara’s first employee – I discovered something unique about him. He really… Read more »

A Drawing Exercise


A question I get asked a lot is: “How do you come up with ideas for patterns?” It’s a hard question to answer, as there are so many different ways that I come up with ideas. There’s no set formula. And often, I don’t actually start with an exact ‘idea for a pattern’ at all…. Read more »

The Desert Storm Story


I have a soft spot for this design. Maybe because it’s a little quirky – I like quirky. On our homepage I’ll be featuring, at regular intervals, one of our patterns and linking it back to here to the blog. As mentioned in my previous post – the website is limited in the space and… Read more »