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Knit one, pearl two.

Swedish designer Sandra Backlund, has swept the high fashion world, with her sculptural knit designs.  Backlund, takes knitting a simple scarf or pair of leg warmers to a new level. 42 more words

Wearable Art

Paisley prints

Logan Art Gallery has a beautiful modern studio that opens onto a little Japanese garden. It is the kind of studio artists dream about, spacious with high ceilings, long glass windows, etching presses and lots of tables. 103 more words

Screen Printing

The design houses are FINALLY catching on to new ideas, except, we have doing their New thing for AGES. Art on Clothes. Real art. Performed with Paint and Brushes.

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Madder and Mother of Pearl

Mother of Pearl is to me one of the most beautiful materials on the planet. I grew up on the coast of South Africa and as a child I spent a lot of time wandering along the edges of the surf picking up shells. 357 more words

New Work

Spoon art

I recently found a tutorial about bending forks into bracelets. After trying without too much success I gave up and found one about spoons instead. I guess I have weak hands! 39 more words


Grand Challenge 2: Finding a Palette

Now that I love the color of Erica’s jacket, I need to plan the fabric and do-dahs for embellishing it.

No problem. I bought some nice pieces in Athens and I own batik in many colorways. 356 more words


Neptune's Repose

When I first visited the Monterey Bay Aquarium several years ago, I fell in love with the kelp forest exhibit there. I am, admittedly, enthralled with all things “water”, but the kelp forest and its ecosystem inhabitants hold a special, magical place. 207 more words

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