This dress is dyed with walnut hulls. Dubbed the origami dress for its transformative shape and design. The pockets are designed into the pattern to create a circle dress when expanded and a cocoon dress when pushed in. It can also be worn with the pocket tied in front or back. Organic cotton/hemp plain weave. One Size- All Ages Dimensions: -length at front measures 28.5" long -length at back measures 33" long -stretched waist line pulled out to balloon measures 31.5" -shoulder width at neckline 7" Designed, hand-dyed and constructed in Southern CA Hand wash cold or machine wash delicate cycle with biodegradable soap, hang dry Model is 5'7"
Hey there, I am an artist whose medium, natural dyes, is the primary focus of my work. I use natural dyes as a medium for dyeing and printing textiles, installation, my own apparel line KAM Textiles. Most importantly I work with plant dyes and local fibers as a conceptual vehicle to demonstrate how we are all connected to the natural world. I spent the last year growing a baby and learning how to be a mother. The previous year I spent draping patterns and developing a color story for my new dress collection which I'm launching Spring 2016. Most days I spend in nature wildcrafting and harvesting color. I currently work with LA Fibershed, The Ecology Center and my own line KAM Textiles, connecting the nodes through projects and collaborative work.
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