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Indigenous Peoples Day

  I would like to take a moment to honor the people that came before. This earth that we live on is such a sacred space and it seems in the Americas there is no other group of people that have know this more than the indigenous. Not only did

R A W Textiles Grand Re-Opening

Join Us on Saturday July 6 from 11 am to 9 pm As we open the doors to connect with the community and share our love of textiles. R A W Textiles has moved into this new studio and is sharing space with Indigo Dye and Fiber Works as well

Ritual Making 1

It seems that I have been busy lately and have failed to update my blog.  Yes, busy moving again!  Both my studio and my living space have had the shake down.  So now I am finally feeling settled and after a brief pause I am ready to jump in with

Cerebral Fantasies

Taking a moment to understand the delicate power of isolation….. I have been writing in bursts of inspiration for my book that has been in my head for the last few years.  Working towards getting it out of the corners of cerebral fantasies to the hard definitive form of words

Textile Month In Portland

October is textile month in Portland.  I am thrilled to be part of this event.  Actually, there will be several events through out the month and workshops as well.  I will be teaching a one day workshop intensive at the R A W Textiles Studio on October 13th that will

I Am Me

  Soy Yo   I am me.  Living to understand others and myself in this world as my identity melts into the folds.  Man or Woman, we are all the same under the skin.  The desire to be free from constraints that society put us through can cause so much unnecessary

Ritual Making

  The ritual act of making has the potential to manifest a visual language that would not exist without the artist. This language is understood by those who look, as if they have seen it before; in a dream maybe?….the collective consciousness. When working with all the facets of nature

Dispelling Illusions

I was told at the beginning of 2017 it would be the year to dispel illusions. Well, it is 2018 and I am still dispelling.  Maybe it will never end. After all life is an illusion that our egos have created to feel safe and important. As I get older

Love Thy Self

There is a block Part of the movement Shifting I sit with my love, my heart No one sees what I feel I project truth and own it Manifestation is coming Let it rest, lie, form Giving things time to grow Be here now with all your might Let beauty