GARMENT GALLERY 2011-2015
"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 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 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 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 LANDSCAPE" 2014
Wet felted wool(Corriedale/Finn/Rambouillet Cross) on silk chiffon. Hand couched seams with handspun wool. Abalone buttons. Original jacket design.
Dress of repurposed handwoven fabric from 1994. Rayon, cotton, silk. Black linen contrast. Vogue Pattern.
"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 VEST" 2013
Handdyed rayon and cotton, handwoven eight shaft combination weave. Silk noil contrast. Inspired by a commercial vest from Caché.
"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 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 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.
"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 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 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
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
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.
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" 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.