A/W 2018 – First Wave

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 mix: the little fitted jacket!  More coming soon, including a number of new indigo-dyed pieces, as well as scarves, hats and totes.  Here are a few pieces from the collection.  For the expanded view, see the a/w… Read More

The “Mountain/Ocean” Tunic

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 with cloth painted, dyed or printed by the designer, unless otherwise noted.  Also common to both are center-front kanga pocket and draw-tie cowl/collar details.  Look for new modification options on the piece soon!  My very latest collection… Read More

New Looks Are In! Part I

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.

Winter Studio

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!