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Warrior Dance

Back in the daydream you let your mind wander to corners that are safe and free.  The world would be a better place if everyone felt a moment of dreaming.  These dreams are attainable and they are also pure fantasy.  Let’s escape from reality and feel the realness of an

Studio Moving Sale

Change comes in many forms and sometimes when you are not ready or not expecting it to unfold as it does.  The best thing to do is ride the wave and not cling to what you perceive to be truth.  The truth is now and so is the future. I

Daydream

Spring is in the air and here in the Pacific Northwest that means rain followed by beautiful warm sunny days.  These types of days are perfect for daydreaming.  At the R A W Textiles studio I have been preparing to share my newest collection for Spring and Summer with you. 

Huffington Post

I was thrilled to have been recently interviewed for the Huffington Post style blog by a local writer Catherine Garvin.  The article was a three part post and we had a photoshoot especially for the occasion.  You can view the first article here.  The creative team was brilliant and the

From the Inside Out

This summer I am thrilled to be part of an exhibit at Jacoby Art Center with four other fiber artist that work with natural dyes and processes.  The show is titled “From the Inside Out”.  My contribution to the show will be part of a series that I have started

Big 400

The 6th annual Big 400 show is coming up this weekend on Saturday December 14th in the Pioneer Place Mall at the Peoples Art of Portland! This show is super fun and will include over 4,000 art panels that will all be 40.00 each.  You see something you like and

Hawks Eye

Using natural dye is much like alchemy.  But instead of turning lead into gold I turn iron and decomposing plants into beautiful colors.  There are so many combinations with simple ingredients that can be transformed it is magical. I have been working on many new pattern designs for my new

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

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