Canvas weave. Handwoven with US produced and spun Pendleton yarn.
Wool yarn skeins dyed with plant and insect pigments. All of this wool is produced and spun in the United States.
Handwoven wool swatches all hand dyed with plant and insect pigments.
Wool Indigo Ikat Scarf woven on Macomber Loom
Cochineal Queen Anne’s Lace and Indigo Scarf Detail
Walnut, indigo, and Queen Anne’s Lace Stripe. This is in the process of being crafted into a bow tie for Bowyer Fletcher.
Handwoven wool tapestry
This is the dress that Adam Arnold made with my handwoven wool fabric dyed with onion skins.
Practicum presentation. The garments are collaborations with Northwestern fashion designers such as Adam Arnold, Michael Cepress, Amanda Melbostad and John Blasioli.
Hand woven wool scarves dyed with plant and insect pigments. To the right is a collaboration with bow-tie company Bowyer Fletcher. All scarves are sold but are available upon request.
Wool tapestry vest family by Adam Arnold.
Wool scarf assortment detail. The colors shown are from Cochineal, Indigo, local Queen Anne’s Lace, Oak Galls and Black Walnut.
Collaboration between Portland designer Adam Arnold and I. I hand dyed and wove the fabric and Adam crafted three vests all inspired by the Himayalan Mountains. All the wool in this series is US grown and spun. Model is Meghan Morris.
Rear view of Mt. Everest vest
Tapestry Mt. Everest vest by Adam Arnold. This biomorpic vest is one of three vests that Portland designer Adam Arnold crafted out of tapestry I wove. The tapestry included all US grown wool and plant dye pigments.
Men’s shirt by John Blasioli. I hand painted US grown Pendleton wool yarn with mordant paste and dyed the yarn in Oak Galls and Cochineal. The textural yarn on the bottom of the shirt is hand spun Imperial Stock Ranch yarn. Modeled by Meghan Morris.
Wool stripe vest by Michael Cepress. This woolen stripe was hand dyed with walnut, indigo, and cochineal. Cepress is an expert tailor/designer/visualizer of both men’s and women’s wear. He is based in Seattle. Modeled by Meghan Morris.
Wool gauze dress by Felted Fit. I wove the bottom portion of this dress with Pendleton US grown wool yarn. Amanda Melbostad of Felted Fit dyed and crafted this dress with a seamless technique of felting, rather than sewing the seams. Along with wool, Melbostad used silk in the bodice. This dress is available for sale and for custom orders.