Tara Reed painting bike

Tara Reed Designs

Portland, Oregon based artist creating art for licensing, fabric and crafting. Bring a little happy home!

Tara Reed painting trees in watercolor

Tara Reed has been creating for the art licensing industry since 2004. Her watercolor collections and graphic designs are available for licensing through her agent at Roaring Brook Art.

crafting supplies

As a lifelong crafter Tara loves making digital art for people with Cricut and Silhouette machines as well as general crafters. Click here to find video tutorials and more on her page dedicated to crafters.

sewing with Tara Reed

As a fabric designer for Riley Blake Designs, Tara licenses her art for quilting fabric collections. She offers free tutorials and ideas for how to use each of her fabric lines.

The latest Blog Posts

Missouri Star Quilt Company 14th Birthday Bash

Missouri Star Quilt Company 14th Birthday Bash

They don't call it "Quilt Town" for nothing!It’s been a LONG TIME since I’ve been to a live event - Quilt Market in Houston, TX in October 2019 was the last one I think. Well that all changed last week as I headed to Hamilton, MO, about an hour or so outside of Kansas...

How to Make Personalized Christmas Gift Bags with Cricut

How to Make Personalized Christmas Gift Bags with Cricut

How to Make Personalized Christmas Gift Bags with Cricut or SilhouetteIn this video you will learn how quick and easy it is to make personalized Christmas gift bags with Cricut or another cutting machine and a heat press. These are great for small presents, school...

How to Customize Dog Bandanas with Cricut or Silhouette

How to Customize Dog Bandanas with Cricut or Silhouette

How to Customize Dog Bandanas with Cricut or Silhouette CameoIn the videos below, you'll learn how to customize dog bandanas with your cutting machine and HTV (Heat Transfer Vinyl). Dog Bandanas are great to make and sell with Cricut, use for fundraisers for animal...