Redress Raleigh is a fashion show and organization helmed by a group of ladies after my own heart, all passionate about bringing focus to eco-friendly fashion and designers in North Carolina. This past weekend they hosted their fourth event at the Contemporary Art Museum (CAM) in Raleigh. This . . .
Rapture & Wright is a British company that makes hand printed fabrics and wallpapers from their barn studio. Here is a video showing them at work in their studio: . . .
For the past month I've been working on a new collection of textile patterns. As a result, my usually pattern obsessed mind has gone off the deep end and I've been reflecting even more on every pattern I see and the process the artist used in making them. Here are some textile designs that I've . . .
I am smitten by this Modaspia dress. Created by the friend and mentor to a great friend of mine, Oami, (herself a gifted seamstress and designer). * Food Photography Workshop in Motreal * Bryn's organized office * A new online magazine dedicated to travel * The pretty front door to Grace's new . . .
Michael Angove first came to my attention when I discovered his handsome green and black botanical tray above. He is a pattern & textile designer who has worked for Jean Paul Gaultier, Liberty of London, Farrow & Ball among many others. His work graces a wide array of products including . . .
It’s no secret that I love textiles and patterns and spend much of my time creating them. In college I took a number of printmaking classes and really enjoyed the hands-on process of applying ink to paper. It is satisfying, especially in this age of computer generated everything, to actually roll up . . .
Lotta Helleburg is a Charlottesville, Virginia textile & product designer that I've admired for many years. And while her elegantly understated products (tea towels, sachets) are stunning, her art has me absolutely enamored. Her technique is the same, leaf printing onto linen, however her hand . . .
I've added new pillow designs to the shop. What do you think? I'm really happy with them. Starting next week they will be available in Raleigh at Epona & Oak in City Market. And tomorrow, my friend Liz of Haden Designs will be selling a few for me at her booth at BazaarSpark in downtown . . .
Sometimes a single image from an unexpected place can be the catalyst for a new idea. I caught this lovely pattern of shadows reflected onto a sidewalk. I am so inspired by this image and think it's perfect just the way it is, though I'll probably rework it slightly for a textile pattern that you'll . . .
Have you seen the new pillows I've added to my shop? They are digitally printed with my artwork here in North Carolina and are sewn up in pillows. They have a side zipper and come with a removable polyfil insert. I can make these with custom art too, so if there is a design or pattern you'd like to . . .
100% wool pressed felt vessels by Auralie Tu . . .
I've never really thought of myself as a collector, but I am. I can't pass up beautiful vintage linens, aprons, tea towels but oftentimes they stay hidden in the cabinet. One day, I realized that they would be much prettier (and enjoyed daily) if I made a few of them into pillows. These are . . .