Spring Forward!

Step Into Fashion, a benefit for the Palo Alto Medical Foundation Cancer Care Program

Designer Show, April 14th, 2018, 10 to 4pm,  at the Coconut Grove, Santa Cruz. A full range of happening designers!


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I am offering workshops at my studio! Please contact me for possible dates. Subjects are:

-Making “bits”. Come and play with silkscreening and overdyeing on scraps of fabric to create embellishments to add to your surfaces!

-Painting with thickened Dye-learn to paint on silk and wool. Make your own fabric!

-Silk-screening with dye or pigment—Create your own image and print it on a top or pillow.

-Create a re-do—Bucket dye a top to embellish with fabric, stitching and silk screen.

-Explore using Solvy—A dissolvable interfacing, for collage with thread and fabric scraps.

-Floorcloths—Make a canvas rug!


Or customize your own weekend retreat!

Spring Explorations

I am delving into my boxes of Indigos to create the Indigos of the World Collection. I started with a sleeveless jumper with hidden pockets. This same silhouette can also sport sleeves and a drapey collar in the front. I’m excited because the simple shape is conducive to the collaging of the varied fabrics. Nothing excites me more than the blues of ethnic dye pots!


Oh, those beautiful Re-dos!  Taking them apart, screening them and re-combining them. Never know what you’re going to get. Keeps it fresh!


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