Today’s #look, shirt and vest by me. More vest photos @sew.multithreaded. #imadethis #menswearforall #sewqueer
Feeling my new @threadtheorydesigns cardigan today. Nice and warm when it was windy and cold today in San Francisco. .
My latest make: cardigan from @threadtheorydesigns in a lovely sweater knit from @stonemountainfabric. ・・・
Also, I’m experimenting with a second Instagram account just for my sewing, @sew.multithreaded — follow there for more behind the scenes, etc.
Second make of 2019, a backpack for my favorite niece. Started this one with @amylynnboles when they were visiting this week, finished it up today.
#imadethis #oaklandsews #guncleing
When your sister visits and says, “I’ve been thinking about a jean jacket with sweatshirt sleeves,” the correct answer is, “let’s make it!” @seamworkmag Audrey, with sleeve modification. Fabric and notions from @discountfabricsf and @stonemountainfabric. Sewing by @amylynnboles and yours truly. .
#oaklandsews #imadethis #sewcialist #sewqueer #denim
Experiments in felt collage. #imadethis
I’ve been aware for some time that improving my drawing skills would probably have a big impact on all parts of my artistic practice. I did a short course based on Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain a few years ago that helped, but I’ve lacked a real practice around it.
I came across a post on Medium last week about six drawing exercises, two for dexterity and four for “seeing”. As a first exercise I converted them to a drawing in Paper so I could easily refer to them in my sketchbook.
I’ve been experimenting with taking notes and explaining things to myself visually using Paper. Still thinking about my time at Constellation Studios, I tried to draw a simple three-pass reduction print to demonstrate how what you carve away “reveals” the color underneath.
Jorge knows reading is fundamental.