Material Witness will focus on extreme textile process. Images will be posted here showing the history of my work, new work, developing projects and inspiration.

Monday, December 2, 2013

More Feather Basket

I am working on a raffia and iris frond coil basket.

Using some of the feathers from my feather collection.

Harvesting the Rust Gardens

rust garden in a gold pan
rusty garden tools

silk crepe and rusted objects

kosher salt garden in a gold pan

layering rust staining on silk crepe

deep rust on cotton
 I have been playing with rust gardening and dyeing again.

Watching the constant metamorphosis is such a visual reminder
that everything changes. The process of this change is startling and beautiful. Something as strong as iron can be rendered to soft powder.