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Urban Goddess

The new collection for Fall / Winter 2013 has been launched.  I am very grateful to all those who contributed to the shoot.  Please view the full collection at R A W Textiles. Photography by the super talented Tomasz Karwowski of Blueglair. Hair and Makeup by Camillia Lawton Muse –

Process, Colors, and Results

Its that time of year again when the sun warms the air and heats the black tar pavement.  Perfect time to stuff and fold bundles for composting.  I have been composting textiles for many years but it seems that for the last two I have really focused on this process

New Work

I have been getting geared up for my new collection for Fall / Winter 2013 but this time around I am not making lingerie.  I feel a little lost and lonely about it but actually when I cut my job list down I find there is more time to develop

Spring Lingerie Sale

R.A.W. Textiles is cleaning out the closets. We’re making room as we refocus our efforts in textile design. So all those lovely lingerie pieces are being marked to sell. We need you to empty all the hangers during a three day sale on May 9, 10, and 11th from 12pm

Narrative

Spring has bloomed before my eyes.  The air smells thick of daphne and hyacinth.  Who can complain about that?  Maybe those with allergies and those who are still dealing with snow.  Well take some nettles and wait for the snow to melt. I recently installed a show at a gallery

Autumn Bliss

It has been awhile since I last posted.  I have been working on my new collection and new textile designs lately, plus my garage at home needed a new roof and being the do it yourself type my husband and I plus family, took on that project.  Just in time

Natures Oven

It seems that every year about this time heat waves across the country.  Most people run inside and hide in an air-conditioned room or go to the beach and soak the sun for its vital vitamin D.  I take this time each year to compost as much as I can

Inspiration

I have been working through many ideas over the past few years but have never tapped literally into the concepts and visual stimulus of things I directly participate in my life.  I don’t know why I keep things separate but for some reason I have.  I decided to let my

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

Fashion shows, photos shoots and new ideas

Well this year has been moving fast.  I am working on several things at once and feeling back in my groove.  The weather here in Portland is wet and warmer with a few beautiful dry warm days that tease one into thinking it might last for more than a blink

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