Fashion, design & sustainability // teacher / researcher / designer

Creation’s Doom

Just finished, a belt and detachable pocket made from hand-dyed hemp silk. The belt was quilted with images from a favourite book of mine, a Pictorial History of Science Fiction. I stitched Icarus falling to earth from a Durer woodcut, a few monsters and lightening bolts, and ‘a city of the future’ as imagined by …

Jean Genie

With all the talk of recycling and upcycling and so on, I was intrigued by a DVD I watched the other day featuring¬†Charlene O’Brien, a Western Australian fashion designer. One particular process was using denim offcuts to create a yarn. The scrap denim was colour-sorted, then shredded, then respun into a sturdy yarn (like an …