52" x 98" (2.75yards) (132cm x 249cm) First I hand dyed the linen in turquoise procion mx dye using shibori folding and sewing techniques. This is 100% ethically sourced all natural medium weight linen. (200 GSM/6 OZ) Then I hand silkscreened 2/3 times, layering the different images; of metallic gold grooming chickens and hot pink tiny goliath beetles. Images/patterns are original designs of mine, that are hand drawn, original photographs, or digitally manipulated objects. Each piece I then set in high heat so the textile ink I print with is washable, and then hem and topstitched the edges for beautiful finished look. Use this piece with love, as a beach or picnic blanket, an attractive throw in your living or bedroom, or even as a wrap/coverup/sarong. It is completely unique. No two pieces are alike. You will have a true one of kind piece that only gets better with time and wear. Discounts for Multiple Fabric Panels Purchased. Wholesale available.
Karin Persan is a hands on textile designer and maker, working from her store and studio in Bushwick, Brooklyn. She received her BFA in 2001 from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, where she focused in Fiber and Material Studies. She formed her line "Better Than Jam" of printed clothing and accessories shortly after graduating, while teaching on the side. In early 2010 she opened a boutique of the same name, which has since grown to include a communal studio and workshop space.
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