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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

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

Feather screen

It has been awhile since I posted and I hope you didn’t go far. I started a new project yesterday that is actually from my 2012 collection.  The feather tee was originally made with a rust print that I had a friend make for me from a scanned image of

Psyche – Fashion Show

This last weekend Branch and Birdie hosted a fashion show for my new collection “Psyche”.  After the show we walked over to R.A.W. Textiles and celebrated the collection launch and mine and Daniel Medina’s Birthday.  I have these pictures to share…… Thank you Pastry Girl, Daniel Medina ( makeup) ,

Psyche

My new collection is finished finally and now I await the editing and updating before I can show the world. This year I was inspired by butterflies for the beautiful colors and patterns they have.  I realize as well the other metaphors that are attached to them such as a

Sirens

I have more glorious shots from the beach to share.  This set is a butterfly robe that will be in my new collection for 2012.  The fabric is composted with berries that I grow in my garden and rust.  Both robes were processed the same but I used the rust

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