I live in Smithville, Tennessee - a rural town on Center Hill Lake, 1 ¼ hours east of Nashville, Tennessee.
My studios – a printing room and sewing space - are situated within my home
(I haven’t taken over the entire house… yet)!
The spaces are intimate yet fully functional; and when I am not gardening or cooking, they are where I happily spend my day.
I screen print and relief block print on fabric, specializing in distinctive textiles for daily use: cooking & garden/craft aprons, flour sack towels, potholder and buffet napkin sets, bandanas, and infinity scarves.
Both studios are critical to what I create. The print studio looks out on my veggie and flower garden where much of my design inspirations originate. It accommodates one padded print table, storage for my silk screens & squeegees, printing blocks and cutting tools, textile pigments, sink, essential tools, and gardening “stuff.”
My sewing space, once a spare bedroom, houses yards of fabric, a Serger, my grandmother’s 1941 Singer featherweight sewing machine, cutting table, rotary iron, copious tools, and thread.
Can't live without..
Padded print table
Silkscreens, print blocks & cutting tools
Windows and doors to look out at my gardens
Miele rotary iron
My 1941 Singer sewing machine
Victorinox fabric scissors (they NEVER touch anything but fabric)
Over the next few months there will be an email come into your box on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings.