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 bike
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

How to make a Toilet Paper Pumpkin

How to make a Toilet Paper Pumpkin

How to make a Toilet Paper Pumpkin Making fabric pumpkins for your fall decor, Thanksgiving table and more is so easy you don’t even have to sew!  Using a roll of toilet paper for the pumpkin form you can whip these up in minutes. I used my Fall Barn Quilts fabric in...

Make Quilted Placemats for Fall with Fall Barn Quilts fabric panel

Make Quilted Placemats for Fall with Fall Barn Quilts fabric panel

Make Quilted Placemats for Fall with my Fall Barn Quilts fabric panel Sew up some gorgeous placemats for your fall table with watercolor barn scenes featuring barn quilts on each barn.The Fall Barn Quilts fabric panel has four sections to it - each featuring a...

Free Fall Quilt Pattern – Fall Barn Quilt

Free Fall Quilt Pattern – Fall Barn Quilt

FREE FALL QUILT PATTERN: Fall Barn Quilt Want to make a quick, easy and free quilt for fall? This pattern uses the panel and prints from my Fall Barn Quilts fabric collection from Riley Blake Designs. The finished quilt size is 59" x 59" and the pattern is FREE!FABRIC...