story coat

this was my dad’s blanket. he bought it when he first arrived in ithaca, ny from taiwan. age 14, didn’t speak english, no parents around. he’s brought this blanket on every move he’s made since: to university in canada, to med school in los angeles, up and down california for residency, research, and jobs andContinue reading “story coat”

indigo dyed pouch

indigo. i love this fabric so much, not just the colour and designs, but the adventure it took to create them. indigo dyeing is no joke, requiring hard-to-source chemicals (until i discovered dharma trading co.), time, experimentation, the perfect pH, that elusive green bath colour, stinking up the chemistry classroom, dozens of rubber gloves, andContinue reading “indigo dyed pouch”