CURRENT FIBER HABIT WINDOW

675 Tyler Street, Port Townsend

Chaos and String Theory -
The Process of Making Fiber Art

May - June 2018
Curated by Joyce Wilkerson and Kindy Kemp

Participating artists: Joyce Wilkerson, Kindy Kemp, Rachel Gaspers, Michelle Johnson, and Erica Iseminger

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Kindy Kemp
kindykemp@gmail.com
Pink Hibiscus
quilted and pieced hand-dyed wall hanging
32" x 15" 
$900

 

Rachel Gaspers
rachelgaspers.com
Moment of Focus
21" x 15"
$375

 
 Rachel Josepher Gaspers  rachelgaspers.com ,  rachel@rachelgaspers.com  Tendrils in Space 15" x 4" x 4" NFS

Rachel Josepher Gaspers
rachelgaspers.com, rachel@rachelgaspers.com
Tendrils in Space
15" x 4" x 4"
NFS

Kindy Kemp
kindykemp@gmail.com
The Shadow Knows
quilted and pieced hand-dyed wall hanging
38" x 32"
$1,700

 

Joyce Wilkerson
joycewilkerson.com
Anasazi “O” Jacket
Size:   small
$675

A handwoven hip length jacket with a dramatic stand up collar and side slits.  Fibers are rayon chenille, rayon, cotton and tencel.  An original complex shadow weave  fabric.

 
 Joyce Wilkerson  joycewilkerson.com  Golden Cranes Vest Size: small NFS  Handwoven 24 harness weave with Japanese coated rayon fiber.

Joyce Wilkerson
joycewilkerson.com
Golden Cranes Vest
Size: small
NFS

Handwoven 24 harness weave with Japanese coated rayon fiber.

Erica Iseminger
eeisemi@gmail.com
Ori Nui Ripple
Indigo dyed organic cotton gauze scarf
76" x 18
$175

This is a traditional Japanese shibori pattern of undulating lines( Takewaku) done in an ori-nui stitch. Areas were blocked out to resist the uptake of the indigo dye.

 

Erica Iseminger
eeisemi@gmail.com
Rust/indigo shibori fabric
76" x 18"
NFS

This piece was stitched in ori nui. The threads were tightened, then put into a ferrous sulfate bath. It was then wrapped on a pole, areas blocked out and overdyed in indigo.

 

Michelle Johnson
mj@laughingcloudstudio.com
Plant printed scarf
60" x 12"
NFS

Scarf printed with the pigments of various collected plants.