Redress Raleigh is THIS Friday!!!!

Yes…. In TWO DAYS!!!!!  

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I’m teaching an “Intro to Batik” class at Ornamentea in June!!

Yes!!! Finally, I got my act together, and I’m going to teach a little Intro to Batik class at Ornamentea in June!

The class dates are June 10 and June 28. The project(s) is to make 1 or 2 (*depending on each person’s personal pace*) 11-inch silk handkerchiefs.  They have a hand-rolled hem, so they can stand alone as a pocket square, or you could put it in a little frame.  You could also make a decorative pillow!!

It’s a good starting point to get everyone familiar with how Batik is made, and some of the tools you can use to create something unique and your own!! Materials are provided.

We’ll be using soy wax, fiber-reactive dye, tjanting tool, brushes, and some other do-dads I like to experiment with!

Space is limited, and you can sign up online.  Here are the links to the two class dates: June 10 class

June 28 class

This will be my first time teaching this… Questions during class are absolutely welcome!!!  I’ll also love some feedback after the class, for sure! Have a beautiful cool spring day!!!!! Image



Get your Redress Raleigh tickets now!!

I will, once again, be a featured designer for the Redress Raleigh Eco-Fashion Show!!  It will be on Friday, May 30, from  6-8.  There will also be a marketplace on the same site (across the cobblestone) from 5-9.  You can buy eco-fashions from me as well as other lovely designer-artists.
I’m thrilled to say there will be a surprise fun garment in Leopold Designs’ lineup on the runway!!!  I don’t want to spoil the surprise, but I’m excited!!

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I will be at the Wake Forest Meet in the Street Art Fair tomorrow!!! May 3, 10-6

I LOVE LOVE LOVE The Handmade Market, which is going on in Raleigh tomorrow…  but I will be at this event tomorrow, for a change o’ pace!!

Bring your family to Downtown Wake Forest for the 34th Annual Meet in the Street Event on May 3 from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. A fun filled day awaits with live music, great food including local food trucks, local and professional performances, high quality hand-made arts & crafts, a Children’s Village for kids with inflatables, free crafts, face painting, and many more community partner activities.  Check out for more info.