Indie Design Gift-A-Long: Design Spotlight – Artists!

I’ve had the great fortune to visit many art museums around the world and gaze in awe at some of the most famous paintings of all time. I’ve stood in the same space as Caravaggio, Van Gogh, and Bosch in front of their paintings and wondered what inspired them to create.

Today’s #giftalong2014 Design Spotlight theme: Artists!

What better inspiration for design than amazing art and artists! All the designs below are part of the Gift-A-Long sale period – use code giftalong2014 for 25% off through November 21, 2014 @ 11:59pm (EST)!

Piet on Point – by Nancy Whitman (whitknitsdotcom)

Piet on PointImage Copyright Nancy Whitman

The design that sparked today’s theme – I saw it and said “Cooooool! Piet Mondrian!”

Monet Sunset Shawl – by Helen Gipson (scrabblepooh)

Monet Sunset ShawlImage Copyright Helen Gipson

A shawl that uses vibrant colors set against muted colors to create a very Monet-esque design

Renoir – by Deborah Moore (Madamcat)

RenoirImage Copyright Stitch Seekers LTD

A beautiful feminine capelet inspired by Pierre-Auguste Renoir

Klimt Hat – by Nina Machlin Dayton (ninaknits)

Klimt HatImage Copyright Nina Machlin Dayton

A really cool graphic hat (there’s a matching cowl, too!) inspired by the colors and designs of Gustav Klimt

Starry Night – by Ágnes Kutas-Keresztes (AgnesKutas)

Starry NightImage Copyright Ágnes Kutas-Keresztes

A shawl that interprets Van Gogh’s Starry Night through color and textures

Birth of Venus Cowl – by Karalee Harding (ksh)

Birth of Venus CowlImage Copyright Karalee Harding

With a shell motif, this cowl celebrates Botticelli’s masterpiece The Birth of Venus

Designs inspired by the great masters make perfect gifts for the art lovers in your life and all of these patterns are 25% off during the GAL sale period with code giftalong2014! Ready, set, gift!

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