Traveling the craft fair circuit together over the years, I’ve come to appreciate the minimalism in metalsmith and jeweler Karen West’s creations. I find we share a similar design ethos, one that aims … read more
Just in time for autumn, I’ve added some delightful new scarves to the Sympatico collection.Hemp/Tencel Scarf CollectionIn a quest to recycle, upcycle and generally minimize Sympatico’s impact on the … read more
As most of you know, aside from making women's hemp clothing, I’m a strong advocate for hemp cultivation in general. Here in Southern Oregon, new hemp fields are springing up seemingly every day. And … read more
Embracing limitations can lead to innovative workThough an empty canvas or blank page may theoretically be an enticing invitation to creativity, for many of us, the reality is quite different. Faced w … read more
As you’ve probably heard, Europe is experiencing record temperatures this summer. So when Poldi Binder got in touch about her approach to dealing with the heat, and more importantly, why she shops … read more
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I blog about sustainable fashion, earth-friendly fibers like hemp and Tencel, capsule wardrobes, travel wear, and related subjects.