Photo Shoot! It’s when my clothes come alive, always a good time. First, the most beautiful and excellent model, Grace Holland, gets spruced up with the help of expert stylist Stephy Fajardo. Meanwhile, my long time friend and photography, Dan Kvitka, sets up the lights and backdrop. Dressed and ready to go, Grace moves into […]
A group of Spring jackets ready for the big ACC Baltimore Craft Show. In the spirit of Mottainai, [Japanese for ‘waste nothing’] each is from a repurposed and recycled kimono, taken apart and rearranged into new shapes and forms. A gorgeous coral silk pieced to emphasize the soaring cranes. Cranes are one of my favorites. […]
There are more each day! New work for the American Craft Council show in Baltimore. A row of ‘Hitoes’ [my unlined, kimono silk jacket/blouses] and hanging next to them, trench coats. A definite Japanese theme with this batch. I can’t wait for their debut!