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Kogire 2


“Kogire 2″
8″ x 8″ x 1/2”
vintage Japanese fabrics

available here

Japanese sukumo

the truest blue, dyed at BUAISOU Brooklyn

Indigo tree

indigo_tree

the early years

1984

From 1984, with mom’s help. Not so different from my current work, really.

stairstep thoughts

stairstep

deep blue

parapet

Smithsonian Craft Show: Sneak Peak

SmithsonianInventory2016

This week is the Smithsonian Craft Show. April 21 -24, at the National Building Museum in Washington DC. Working until the last possible minute, as always.

In process: getting ready for Smithsonian

workinprogress

Handmade Herringbone

handmadeherringbone

symmetry

symmetry

above/below

above ground

stacks

januarystacks

Shape Study Scraps

trash study

Ceiling

kitchenceiling

January Dyes

januarydyes

Peach Stripes

peachstripe

Happy Year’s End

ornament

Blocks

block1 block2

Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show: Before and After

Philly_Before Philly_After

Blooming

blooming

same day, different cat

bblap

always on the warm ironing board

warmbird

This sweet girl and 5 others were born in a box under my cutting table 7 years ago.

new commission: palette

BWcolors

Sails

sails

Almost a hammock

hammock

neighborhood

cut offs

blocks

blue blocks

Breaking a dry spell

dry spell

July Color

July Color

The best way to get unstuck: make new colors.

Pink

july dyes 1