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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

Transformations

Last Sat. I participated in the 5 annual Junk to Funk show “Transformations”.  This year the show was more like a party with garments placed around the room on dress forms and live models mingling in the crowd wearing past show garments.  I put in two pieces from my collection

New Year

Well its the last day of the year again.  2010 has been a busy year for me to say the least.  I had a great art exhibit at Disjecta, participated in many fashion shows, produced and created a long time vision, Pre-soiled Couture, worked with new photographers, met with many

Antique beauties

I just wanted to share a few images from my show Pre-Soiled Couture that just happened last Sat. Sept. 18th. It was a lot of work and Im happy with the results. Thanks again to my interns who worked so hard to help me reach my deadline! If you need

Success

Last night was amazing! Thank you for all the people who came out to watch the show. It was quite a downpour outside. Pre-Soiled Couture was my existence for the last year and now it too must pass. I will have pictures and video up soon, thanks to OSI. I

Sold Out

You gotta love good press. I was recently interviewed by Marjorie Skinner of the Portland Mercury about my show Pre-Soiled Couture and such. Thank you Justine (model), Camillia (make-up/ hair), and Mike Larremore (photo). After the fashion show there will be 5 dress forms in the gallery that will display

Spotlight

Thank you for the good press!! This is just what I need to get my rusty wares out to the world. Fashion Fair PDX j just posted this designer spotlight. Dont forget that Saturday is Pre-Soiled Fashion show at Disjecta There will be a good crowd so get there early

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