I launched Petal-Una Collection in the Autumn of 2012. Below are images from that first collection. I had been working with felts for some time and was interested in working with commercial wool fabrics and stitch alternatives. Machine texturing as well as piercing and appliqué featured prominently in this collection in many of the pieces; a second group incorporated a number of resist-dyed silks. Some of my felted scarves and wraps from this period are featured as well.
Thank you for visiting! Petal-Una is a micro-collection of one-of-a-kind wearable art pieces built around hand-dyed, painted, printed, textured and felted cloth. each piece originates and is manufactured, one at a time, in my Atlanta, Georgia studio. I have been creating art-textiles for over 20 years and have been building felted garments for 10 of those years. Petal-una was launched in the Fall of 2012 as an on-going wearable art project involving a number of different textile techniques and materials, including but not limited to felted cloth. Since its inception, distinctive, one-of-a-kind fabrics are developed each season… Read More