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Weaving

2018-02-02T22:43:37+00:00

Last year I took up a weaving course at KSA- Nelson's local art school, and fell in love with it instantly. The first few pictures are from my school projects. The first picture is a crackle pattern where I used 8shafts &  10 treadles, one shuttle had a white silk hemp thread (plainweave) and I [...]

Weaving 2018-02-02T22:43:37+00:00

New batch of plant dyed silks!

2018-01-23T19:43:28+00:00

Lately I've been spending a of time experimenting with dyeing silks with plant matter, food waste and minerals. It has been so rewarding and exciting!  For the images below I worked with avocado pits, onion skins, iron, rose leaves and different plant matter.  The results are incredible, gorgeous details provided 100 %by nature, I feel [...]

New batch of plant dyed silks! 2018-01-23T19:43:28+00:00

Boreal dress

2018-01-23T19:43:28+00:00

Boreal dress is now available. Made from super soft bamboo cotton jersey with the right amount of stretch making this dress is so flattering and comfortable. Available in forest green, navy blue and micro stripe grey. Made in my home studio. More info here.     

Boreal dress 2018-01-23T19:43:28+00:00

Dutch Design week and 10 days around the Netherlands

2018-01-23T19:43:28+00:00

I've recently returned from 10 amazing days in the Netherlands with my dear friend Cathy. Dutch Design week in Eindhoven is what brought us there. This was an incredible way to experience the Netherlands and their culture. We spent about 4 -5 full days at DDW,  visiting studios, galleries, exhibits, riding bikes, taking in great [...]

Dutch Design week and 10 days around the Netherlands 2018-01-23T19:43:28+00:00

MUSIC!

2018-01-23T19:43:28+00:00

I made a playlist.  I've been listening to a lot of dark historical fiction and crime podcasts so thought I'd lighten it up a bit and make a playlist with just female vocals.  Putting it together I realized how most of the bands I listen to have dudes on lead vocals,  so I quite enjoyed [...]

MUSIC! 2018-01-23T19:43:28+00:00

A/W 16 is done!

2018-01-23T19:43:28+00:00

My new collection is complete!  Everything is now available here or contact me directly.   Makers Pantsuit in Organic cotton Bryce Dress Cail Dress in marsh with black print Ainslie wrap top Organic cotton Bryce in Organic cotton Ainslie top in Organic cotton/Ada pants black [...]

A/W 16 is done! 2018-01-23T19:43:28+00:00

Experiments with Natural Indigo and Tea

2018-01-23T19:43:28+00:00

I had some fun a couple weeks ago with dyeing.  I have never used natural Indigo before so was very intimidated for a long time and finally just went for it.  My first attempt gave me subtle and lovely  results.  These  first three tops were light grey in a nice silk/cotton voile.  I used a  [...]

Experiments with Natural Indigo and Tea 2018-01-23T19:43:28+00:00
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