A while back I wrote about FabMo, the wonderful non-profit organization where I source almost all of the textiles I use in my work. I… Read More »Preparing for a Selection Event at FabMo
Fabric is all around us. It’s a versatile material that is really interesting by itself. These are posts about fabrics themselves: How they’re made, where they comes from, stories behind them, and more.
Last December, my family stopped over in Cambodia to see Angknor Wat. Discovering Artisans Angkor and learning about traditional Khmer crafts was an unexpected bonus.… Read More »Khmer Ikat and the Institute for Khmer Traditional Textiles
Every Monday morning Hannah Cranch drives from Mountain View to San Francisco, a forty-mile drive. Hers isn’t a leisure drive. It is more of a weekly hunt,… Read More »The Place That Makes FabMo Possible: A Salvaging Trip to SF’s Design Center
Exactly two years ago I came home with a small stash of beautiful upholstery fabric samples. Little did I know how quickly and profoundly these… Read More »The Amazing Story of FabMo: How Two Dedicated People Can Make a Big Difference
A few weeks ago I wrote about the route my friend Monika Ryser took to become a textile designer. Today I’d like to briefly describe what… Read More »How Fabrics Are Made: From thread to Textile
Fabric is everywhere. Most of us are wrapped in it the minute we come out into the world, and again when we depart. We wear fabric,… Read More »Working To Make Fabric Possible: The Training of a Textile Designer