Hand Painted Silk

Inspiration

Inspiration

Joanna finds inspiration primarily in nature’s organic showcase of leaves, trees and the changing colors of the seasons.

Softening

Softening

After the piece has been steamed and the colors sealed in the fabric, eco-friendly and organic detergents and gentle softeners are applied to elicit the silk’s incredibly soft, smooth, and luxurious feel. Continue Reading

Air Drying

Air Drying

Once the fabric has been meticulously hand-washed, it is again stretched on the silk frames and sun-dried in the fresh Midwestern air outside Joanna’s studio. Continue Reading

Hand Sewing

Hand Sewing

The naturally dried fabric is hand cut and individually sewn with an Italian serger into the specifications required by each piece, be it a scarf, shawl, or other fashionable item. Continue Reading

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