GARMENT GALLERY 2015-2018

Autumn Patchwork Tunic FrontAutumn Patchwork Tunic BackAutumn Patchwork Tunic Detail

"AUTUMN PATCHWORK TUNIC" 2018

Handwoven yardage from handpainted cotton and rayon warps. MX Fiber Reactive Dyes. Rayon/Linen weft. Raw silk trim. Original tunic pattern used in my classes. The draft, dye formulas and note are available as a download for purchase here.

 

 

 

Packfic Sunset Bias TopBias top Frosted Florals

"BIAS TOPS" 2018

The bias top on the left is cut from scraps from the Tunic at the bottom of this page. The draft and notes are available as a download for purchase here. The bias top on the right is cut from the lower part of the gown left from the Frosted Florals Top directly below. The draft and notes are available as a download for purchase here. The original bias top pattern is based on the collared vest pattern used in my classes.

 

 

Frosted Florals Top FrontFrosted Florals Top BackFrosted Florals Top Detail

"FROSTED FLORALS TOP" 2018

This handwoven handdyed top was cut from a gown from 2009. See the original here. Rayon warp, handdyed with MX Fiber Reactive dyes. Original draped pattern, wrapped chenille and beaded front trim. The draft and notes are available as a download for purchase here.

 

 

 

Autumn Patchwork Duster FrontAutumn Patchwork Duster BackAutumn Patchwork Duster Detail

"AUTUMN PATCHWORK DUSTER" 2018

Handwoven yardage from handpainted cotton and rayon warps. MX Fiber Reactive Dyes. Rayon/Linen weft. Original duster coat pattern, variation of my jacket pattern used in my classes. The draft, dye formulas and note are available as a download for purchase here.

 

 

 

Down on the Farm Scarves

"DOWN ON THE FARM SCARVES" 2018

Series of five handwoven scarves, from handdyed rayon, cotton, tencel, bamboo, and silk. 8 shaft original combination weave structure with supplemental warps. Draft and design notes are available as a download for purchase here.

 

 

 

 

Krokbragd Tote BagKrokbragd Tote Bag Back

"TURNED KROKBRAGD TOTE BAG" 2018

Handwoven wool, rayons, and novelty yarns in a turned Krokbragd rug technique, from a Tom Knisely workshop. Linen base, silk lining, web straps. Original tote bag design.

 

 

 

 

Checked Mohair Walking VestChecked Mohair Walking Vest Detail

"CHECKED MOHAIR WALKING VEST" 2018

Handwoven check, mohair, unmercerized cotton, novelty knitting yarn. Original draft. Linen trim, poly floral lining. Bound buttonholes. Original vest pattern is modified from one used in my classes. Draft and notes are available as a download for purchase here.

 

 

 

Turned Taquete Vest FrontTurned Taquete Vest Back

"TURNED TAQUETE VEST" 2018

Handwoven turned taquete fabric, from handpainted warps from Blazing Shuttles/Kathrin Weber. Woven in a workshop with Kathrin Weber. Black linen lining used as seam finish. Original vest pattern, used in my classes.

 

 

 

Bubble Cloth Vest

"BUBBLE CLOTH VEST" 2018

Handwoven "bubble cloth" trim, merino wool and tencel, warp and weft. Differential shrinkage technique from a Karen Donde workshop. Wool melton body. Silk lining. Original vest pattern used in my classes.

 

 

 

Noro JacketNoro Jacket Detail

"NORO JACKET" 2018

Handwoven fabric, shetland wool warp, Noro Taiyo Lace weft (cotton, wool, polyamid and silk) German Bird's Eye weave structure on 4 shafts from Davison. Linen/rayon lining and trim. Original pattern combining the jacket and collared vest patterns used in my classes.

 

 

 

Mohair Collared VestMohair Collared Vest Detail

"MOHAIR COLLARED VEST" 2017

Handwoven brushed mohair, leftover from the 2014 Mohair Coat with Hood. Created for a Threads Magazine article issue 193, Oct/Nov 2017. Original pattern based on the jacket used in my classes. Black Corduroy lining used as the seam finish and edge binding.

 

 

 

Ikat Swing CoatIkat Swing Coat Detail

"IKAT SWING COAT" 2017

Handpainted rayon and rayon/silk warp with additional rayon bouclé. Rayon weft. Combination plain weave and 2/2 twill on 8 shafts. Original jacket pattern based on the jacket used in my classes. Silk Lining. Piping and bound buttonholes. Draft, dye formulas and notes are available as a download for purchase here.

 

 

 

Tartan Trench CoatTartan Trench Coat Detail

"TARTAN TRENCH COAT" 2017

Handwoven Tartan yardage from leftover knitting yarns. Mohair, wool, alpaca, rayon, angora, metallic. Twill weave on four shafts. Tailored coat from a Burda Style pattern with modifications. Navy Camel hair insets. Silk jacquard lining. Bound buttonholes.

 

 

 

Mitered Silk Twill TunicMitered Silk Twill Tunic Detail

"MITERED SILK TWILL TUNIC" 2017

Handyed warps, raw silk, MX Fiber Reactive Dyes. Handwoven Silk Twill on four shafts. Bamboo Weft. Original tunic pattern. Raw silk facing.

 

 

 

 

Chaos YardageChaos Yardage Detail

"CHAOS YARDAGE" 2016

Warp from handpainted cotton, rayon, bamboo mixed skeins, MX Fiber Reactive dyes. Additional rayon floss and ribbon supplemental warp. Weft rayon mill end. Combination plain weave, twill, and supplemental warps on 8 shafts. Draft and design notes are available for purchase as a download here.

 

 

 

Collared JacketCollared Jacket Detail

"COLLARED JACKET" 2016

Handwoven Plain weave, straight draw threading on four shafts. Shetland wool weft. Mixed warps, rayon, cotton. Original pattern based on the jacket used in my classes. Hand painted silk lining from Thai Silks.

 

 

 

Color Blocked Dressolor Blocked Dress Detail

"COLOR BLOCKED DRESS" 2016

Handwoven plain weave, mixed warps. Cotton, rayon, silk. Repurposed from a 1980's vintage handwoven piece combined with a repurposed pair of wool crepe pants. Neue Mode pattern.

 

 

 

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. Draft and design notes are available as a download for purchase here.