Hand-felted scarves have been a part of my wearable work for over a decade. This Autumn/Winter I am including these pieces in my Petal looks! They bring these layers fully into the season! I will soon have these scarves available on-line for a limited time and in limited quantities. Stay tuned for that announcement!
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
I recently had the opportunity to return again to the home of a friend in Guanajuato, GTO, Mexico. My friend, who I have known for nearly 25 years, has been my biggest unconditional cheerleader, encouraging me at every stage of my fabric and fiber endeavors (my gratitude overflows) …and she has accumulated quite a collection… Read More
A few years back I studied briefly with hand-weaver and natural dye expert Catharine Ellis with whom I learned how to enrich cloth with plant- and insect-based colorants. This Spring I am finally introducing indigo-dyed cloth (as well as other natural colorants – post coming soon) into my wearable collections! Pieces include both straight immersion… 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!