UpCycled Fashion by Cochenille

Up-cycling your Clothing with Garment Designer: Take the Challenge

Happy Earth Day!  Today, April 22nd, marks the anniversary of the beginning of the environmental movement which started in 1970. If you would like to learn more about the history of this day, go to this website: https://www.earthday.org/history/ It is...Read More

Two-Piece Felted Jacket with Garment Designer Software: Tribute to Kath Taylor

I recently finished a jacket that had been in the works for a long time, the idea started in 2013 at a Cochenille Workshop here in southern California. It took seven years to complete this project and, in the end,...Read More

Adinkra Cloth Inspired Fashion with Garment Designer

One of my most recent projects was to design both fabric and garment with an Adinkra influence. The Adinkra is a hand-printed cloth created by the Ashanti in Ghana, Africa. The Adinkra cloths were traditionally made for royalty and religious...Read More