Using Garment Designer Pattern Software for Ceramic Projects

Ceramic pieces created with the use of Garment Designer pattern making software Garment Designer pattern making software is an amazing design tool. I know I’m biased, butthere hasn’t been a time that I’ve printed a pattern, when I haven’t smiled...Read More

Pledging to be more Sustainable with your Fashion Purchases and Creative Projects

Fashion and Sustainability A few years ago, I gave a TedTalkX at San Diego Mesa College where I am a Professor of Fashion. I had no idea what I was getting into when I offered to do it. But I...Read More

Mixed Media Garment with Handwoven Cloth

Currently at Cochenille, we have challenged our users to create a mixed media garment which involves some combination of fabric/yarn/embellishment, etc. So, I am going to share the design process for a garment that suits this type of challenge.  Hopefully...Read More
Found Object Printing

Creativity at your Fingertips During the Pandemic with Found Object Printing and Garment Designer

One of my favorite textile arts is surface design. I adore anything to do with fabric, but creating my own fabric has to top my list of having fun. This past weekend I was prepping to teach a class at...Read More