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Shibori Scarf

I have been getting things started for my 2013 collection and there will be some minor changes coming up.  One change is that I am investing in large dye vats so we can produce yardage in quantities.  This excites me very much and will shift the focus from just lingerie

Launch Pad

I currently have a show hanging at Launch Pad Gallery until March 31.  Taking a show down is always easier than putting one up. This show I constructed a few spiderwebs that I built on site and it took me about 10 hours so for sure it will be a

Suspended

I have a show coming up  March 2 2012 at Launch Pad Gallery in Portland. This particular show is different from how I normally hang an installation and  what the concept is about.  I am venturing into the world of site specific and spontaneity.   The concept is poetic and has

Sirens of Seaside

I wanted to share this video that was made by John Campbell during the photo shoot I recently had at Fort Stevens in Seaside, Oregon. I am working with John to create a short film about R.A.W. Textiles and he has been collecting footage to compile. The musician / composer

Show at Guardino

I just wanted to share a few photos of the show I have hanging at Guardino Gallery for the month of July.  The opening was great.  There was a steady stream of people but not too much to get overwhelmed.  I didn’t even have to answer the same questions repeatedly. 

Composting results

Well I have great news and images to share of my latest composting batch.  I started this batch on April 20th and it has been cooking ever since.  I decide to construct a greenhouse like cooker to put the bundles in since the temp. in Portland is not too warm

pokeberry compost

I just set up a bundle to be composted with my last years harvest of pokeberry.  I figured out that I could freeze the berries so I dont have to waste any from the harvest each year.  Here are a few images of the process to get the bundle started. 

Pre-Soiled Couture Shoot

I am excited to show you a sneak peek at my latest shoot with the talented Spencer Watson. The whole collection was part of a fashion show I had this last fall and it should be on my web site soon. So many talented people helped out with this shoot

Car parts

Oh what a fun day!  I just got back from my new favorite place in Portland, Old Car Parts. I had met the owner last year and asked him if I could borrow some of his parts for a show I wanted to have.  He sells parts for Chevrolet’s that

grand opening

I am pleased to announce the opening of R.A.W. Textiles.  I have been packing, sorting, painting, hanging, and unpacking to get ready for this day.  I love my new space because there is so much light, it has tall ceilings, and I can walk there if I want to.  If

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