Fabulous Redress Runway photos!

Truly spectacular photos by reDirect Photography, plus here is his summary blog post of the Redress Raleigh show!

Hairologist: Demetra of D-Spot 
Makeup: Makeup Artistry by Amani
Models’ sites:
Colleen Ann Guest
Camellia Jade
Vivian Powers-Ramge

Photos from backstage, Redress Raleigh 2015

Just the start of the many amazing photos taken by fabulous photographers….

These beautiful photos were taken by the very creative, very talented Ernesto Sue.
This was outside the Lincoln Theatre, before the Redress Raleigh Fashion Show began.
Hairologist: Demetra of D-Spot 
Makeup: Makeup Artistry by Amani
Models’ sites:
Colleen Ann Guest
Camellia Jade
Vivian Powers-Ramge

 

New Intro to Batik classes added!! Sign up now!!

YAY!!!  I’ve successfully taught two “Intro to Batik” classes at Ornamentea in downtown Raleigh, and everyone has had a great time!!!  Including me!  It’s so much fun to see what people create!!

You can go to the Ornamentea.com/Classes site online.  Just scroll down to the Batik Basics portion.

But for your convenience, I’ve added the direct links to each class date below!
Here are the dates…
Tuesday, July 15, 5:30-8:30

Sunday, August 10, 12:30-3:30

Tuesday, August 26, 5:30-8:30

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Video interview of me!

Carl Tyer of Sound Images produced this cool slideshow video interview of me.  In it I discuss my background and my inspiration for this year’s line of clothing for the Redress Raleigh Eco-Fashion Show.
http://vimeo.com/98453136

Additional photography by Elizabeth Galecke Photography. 

 

Redress Raleigh is THIS Friday!!!!

Yes…. In TWO DAYS!!!!!  

Get tickets prior to Friday to save $5.  Here is the link:  
http://redressraleigh.com/spring-summer-2014/redress-spring-2014-eco-fashion-show-marketplace?utm_source=Redress+Raleigh+Newsletter&utm_campaign=4c5baec478-May_28_2014&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_7088056b95-4c5baec478-315875689

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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

 

Kim

Sneak peeks at Redress work in progress…

Just the fabric, actually… the sewing for me is gonna come later!  🙂

Silk charmeuse for some bowties:
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Fabric for a dress, probably:20140322_150656

Fabric for a dress:20140325_162921

And some silk-cotton blend for bowties:20140325_162942

BIG weekend THIS weekend!!

Here we go!
Friday, from 6 until about 8:30 or so, I will be at my NEW space in The Carter Building, at 22 Glenwood Avenue, Studio 11C.  It’s really easy to find… Just follow the stairs in the parking lot up to the pink door on the left!  I’ve strung some holiday lights on the railing, so you really really cannot miss it.
This building is chock full of amazing artists, so you’ll have plenty of other artists to check out while you’re there.  The Carter Building is on page 2 of the First Friday Raleigh map: http://www.godowntownraleigh.com/_files/docs/final-july-december-first-friday-map-and-guide.pdf

On Saturday, from 11-4, I will be at the Carrboro ArtsCenter for Elf: A Holiday Craft Fair!! It was a pretty phenomenal turnout last year, and thoroughly look forward to it this year!! https://www.facebook.com/events/207812176063134/

Then Sunday!!  From 12-5, I will be at 410 S. Boylan for the Boylan Heights Artwalk!  Always a Raleigh favorite, it’s in its 21st year!!  Admission is free!  There will be some food for purchase, too, if you think you might be there a while!  🙂
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