Time & Tide
Inspiration for the latest collection comes from the effects of “Time & Tide” upon flotsam and jetsom found on the beach.
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Textures are soft, luxurious and precious with softened, eroded and aged finishes created from felted wools, hand batik silks, baby alpaca and kid mohair with splotches of colour and subtle sparkles.
All colours are from natural sources and are hand dyed, painted or airbrushed onto hand woven silks, fair trade cottons and organic wools. Yarns are hand spun in soft fibres, with surprising contrasts added through yarn combinations, silk nubs and sequins.
Colours used for the current collection include:
Cochineal, Madder, Oak, Cutch, Sorghum, Elderberries, Beetroot & Logwood
Dye Techniques used for application include:
Batik, Hand Painting, Air Brushing & Vat Dyeing
Yarn Techniques include:
Felting/Fulling, Nubs &, Slubs, Two-Tone Plying & Contrast Yarns
Organic Wool, Fair Trade Cotton & Hand Woven Peace Silk