Coral colored cotton lurik scarf. Lurik shades include a broad palette of tones ideal for accessorizing.Unlike the far better-known textile arts of batik and ikat, the traditional Indonesian hand … read more
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
This week, the fast-fashion brand Forever 21 filed for bankruptcy protection and news stories have cited web competition as a big factor in the company’s declining fortunes. But I was encouraged to se … 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
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I blog about sustainable fashion, earth-friendly fibers like hemp and Tencel, capsule wardrobes, travel wear, and related subjects.