Archive for the ‘in the studio’ Category
1930’s ADLER 30-1 PATCHING MACHINE
I went for it…. after experiencing the dreaminess of the little portable Adler, I was determined to find a 30-1, and through a generous reply from a nice chap who writes a really informative vintage & industrial sewing machine blog (http://ucansew2.blogspot.com/) I found a good source for used industrial machines in Florida, and guess what they […]
1930’s ADLER HOME SEWING MACHINE – ASTRID!
The latest equipment added to the studio is a collectable Adler home sewing machine manufactured sometime around 1930 in Germany. This machine has a solid steel body with a very familiar pebbled enamel surface, what a gorgeous industrial grey/green! Since early 2012, I have been researching a better ways of working with and sewing leather. I […]
FERRY TO SOMEWHERE…
I use this image often in artist talks to describe a state of my working process… the churning state. Research, organizing materials/concepts, numerous trials and naturally a bit of fretting occur well before the actual work begins on any new collection of work… so I will say that I am looking forward to the […]