GARMENT GALLERY 2011-2015

 

Big ShirtBig Shirt BackBig Shirt Detail

"BIG SHIRT" 2015

Hand dyed (MX Dyes) rayon, cotton, silk and rayon ribbon warp.  Rayon Weft.  Handwoven original 8 shaft combination structure with supplemental ribbon. Modified vintage Burda Pattern, Silk dupioni trim.

 

 

Mohair Wrap FrontMohair Wrap BackMohair Wrap Detail

"MOHAIR COAT WITH HOOD" 2014

Handwoven mohair, mixed brushed and bouclé.  Hand brushed while still on the loom. Crab stitch crocheted edging, blanket stitched seam finish. McCalls Pattern.

 

 

 

Chanel TrimChanel Trim Detail

"CHANEL TRIM" 2014

Inkle Woven trim, supplemental weft. Cotton with rayon gimp.  Commercial bouclé from Osgood’s. Lined with a silk sari. Burda Pattern

 

 

 

Striped Knit SweaterStriped Knit Sweater DetailStriped Knit Sweater Yarn

"STRIPED KNIT SWEATER" 2014

Handspun wool in alternating stripes with commercial angora/silk. Very modified C2Knits pattern. Inkle Woven “grosgrain” trim. (Leftover wool from felted coat below)

 

 

 

Winter LandscapeWinter Landscape Detail

"WINTER LANDSCAPE" 2014

Wet felted wool(Corriedale/Finn/Rambouillet Cross) on silk chiffon. Hand couched seams with handspun wool. Abalone buttons. Original jacket design.

 

 

 

Vibration DressVibration Dress Detail

"VIBRATION" 2014

Dress of repurposed handwoven fabric from 1994. Rayon, cotton, silk. Black linen contrast. Vogue Pattern.

 

 

 

Winter Sunset CoatSunset Coat Detail

"WINTER SUNSET COAT" 2013

Handdyed cotton and rayon, MX Dyes. Handwoven eight shaft combination weave. Rayon challis trim. wood buttons, silk sari lining. Vogue Pattern

 

 

 

Motorcycle VestMotorcycle Vest Detail

"MOTORCYCLE VEST" 2013

Handdyed rayon and cotton, handwoven eight shaft combination weave. Silk noil contrast. Inspired by a commercial vest from Caché.

 

 

 

Jacket with Felted CollarJacket with Felted Collar Detail

"JACKET WITH FELTED COLLAR" 2013

Repurposed handwoven fabric, tencel, four shaft birdseye. Wet felted laminated collar, silk chiffon, wool, alpaca, novelty yarns, stitching. Wet felted covered buttons. Silk sari lining. Vogue Pattern.

 

 

 

Vest with Inkle TrimVest with Inkle Woven Trim Detail

"VEST WITH INKLE WOVEN TRIM" 2013

Vest sewn in linen with applied Inkle Woven Trim: hand dyed rayon and cotton using MX Dyes and commercially dyed rayon and cotton. Seven thread inkle loom pick up. Inspired by a vest from Kenneth Cole.

 

 

 

Tropical WatersTropical Waters Detail

"TROPICAL WATERS" 2013

Handdyed rayon, cotton, Tencel, silk with MX Dyes. Handwoven plain weave with supplemental warp on six shafts. Constructed from two handwoven scarves. Commercial pattern.

 

 

 

LA Attitude DressLA Attitude Dress Detail

"L A ATTITUDE" 2012

Hand-dyed (MX dyes) and commercial rayon, cotton, silk, tencel, bamboo and bamboo and rayon ribbon. Tencel weft. Made from four 9 1/2" wide scarves. Handwoven, plain weave with supplemental ribbons. Silk lining. Original pattern and draft.

 

 

Crackle Weave JacketCrackle Weave Jacket Detail

"CRACKLE JACKET" 2012

Handwoven rayon and cotton in a Crackle Structure by Jerri Shankler. Part of the Jockey Hollow Weavers Potpourri challenge.  Linen trim.  Vogue Pattern
This jacket was featured in an article in Sew News Magazine “Inner Beauty” August/ September 2013

 

 

Pacific Sunset YardagePacific Sunset Yardage Detail

"PACIFIC SUNSET YARDAGE" 2012

Hand-dyed (MX dyes) rayon, cotton, silk, and rayon ribbon warp. Rayon weft. Handwoven, original 8 shaft combination structure with supplemental ribbon. 22" x 6 yards

 

Wildfires Coat/DressWildfires Coat/Dress Detail

"WILDFIRES" 2011

Hand-dyed (MX dyes) rayon, cotton, silk and a commercial rayon supplemental ribbon. Wool/silk weft. Handwoven, original 8 shaft combination structure. Silk bias trim. Silk lining. Abalone Buttons. Modified Vogue 1069

 

 

Floodlights SuitFloodlights Suit Detail"FLOODLIGHTS" 2011

Commercial rayon, cotton, and metallic fabric, tailored using Vogue 8677. Handwoven, original Inkle woven trim with pick up and supplemental weft techniques, from cotton, rayon, metallic and rayon mouse tail. Acetate lining.

 

 

 

Lichen rayon scarfLichen Rayon Scarf Detail"LICHEN SCARF" 2011

From a series of handwoven scarves with supplemental warp. Some hand dyeing with MX dyes. Woven on 6 shafts, hemstitched with friinge. Original draft. Tencel, rayon, rayon from bamboo, silk, cotton.

 

 

Coral Reef Scarf 4 shaftCoral Reef Scarf 8 ShaftCoral Reef Scarf 8 Shaft Detail

"CORAL REEF SCARF" 2011

4 and 8 shaft versions. Featured in Handwoven Magazine, March/April 2011. Handwoven plain weave with supplemental warp (4 shafts) and 2/2 twill (8 shafts). Bamboo, rayon, cotton yarns.