I have been diving into more work with natural dyes. From indigo immersion to printing and painting with other earth-based colorants, this year’s work promises to be rich in pattern and palette. First to emerge are active surfaces from the organic indigo vat, along with the first of my totes with hand-printed surfaces. Stay tuned… Read More
Happy Fall! New work for the new season! Early days in the season, and so much more to come, but here is the latest so far: I’m hand-painting, printing and dyeing stretch knits in a variety of weights and creating a lively mix of tees and tunics. I’ve also added a new piece to the… Read More
Spotlighting Petal’s “Mountain/Ocean” Tunic this month which has been a part of the collection since 2015. While I am still making the original, fitted, figure-flattering version in cotton/lycra, a more recent version (introduced this time last year) is a relaxed, loose-fitting version in soy/cotton/spandex. Both have light to moderate stretch and all pieces are made… Read More
Here are the new linen gauze looks. The pieces are featured with other finished works thus far, including naturally dyed hemp knits and other linens. To see selections from the full lookbook (Spring 2018, Wave I), click here.
Things are progressing in the studio this Winter…I always like to start out a season’s collection working in natural/undyed cloth. Here are some of the first pieces in a wonderful oat linen gauze. Looks are coming soon!