studio journal

Q: what's BLACK scrunchy, translucent, and makes you feel magical?

Q: what's BLACK scrunchy, translucent, and makes you feel magical?

black silk slipdresses from secret lentil

 

A: Slip dresses. Scrunchy. Sculptural. Graceful. Ethereal, lightweight, made from remarkably sturdy (and washable!) silk. In deep matte black. 

Plus I made matching cowl collars that look pretty magical tossed on over the dresses. Stack up multiples for even more magic.


tranquility and shit

tranquility and shit

urinal, pigeon tracks and shoes

You know it's been a good week when you've been in more than one decaying factory.

foundry decay

tranquility and shit

And then you hit paydirt: tranquility and shit.


I've been feeling a compulsion to TACK EVERYTHING DOWN WITH THREAD

I've been feeling a compulsion to TACK EVERYTHING DOWN WITH THREAD

black secret lentil dress with one sleeve

Here's what I've just made for you: sculptural refined pieces in black. I've been feeling a compulsion to TACK EVERYTHING DOWN WITH THREAD — a lame attempt to feel in control of world events, perhaps — so these are all "properly" finished; no gaping raw holes or exposed seams today. Everything's all sealed up and tucked in, just the way my home-ec teacher always wanted things to be done.

black jersey dresses from secret lentil


Q: what's scrunchy, translucent, and makes you feel magical?

Q: what's scrunchy, translucent, and makes you feel magical?

silk slip dresses from secret lentil

 

 

A: Slip dresses. Scrunchy. Sculptural. Graceful. Ethereal, lightweight, but remarkably sturdy (and washable!) silk. In gray and muted plum. Hand made, hand-dyed, one of a kind. That's what.


artifacting: the creation of artifacts.

artifacting: the creation of artifacts.

secret lentil artifacted linen

Artifact. Artifacting. Artifacted. I remain interested in the creation of artifacts. We are drawn to objects with provenance, with history, drawn to things that show use, wear and repair. We want to see where others' hands have worked, want to place ourselves in relation to those hands, want to be a part of the world of making, unmaking and remaking. To be part of that is to enter the flow of time, without...