Tag Archives: chiffon

desperately seeking spring


it’s been a long winter, and it’s only the beginning of february! with meteorologists predicting yet another “significant” snowfall next week, the colors and smells of spring seem very far away. sigh…. yet, in my mind i am jumping ahead … Continue reading

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liberation and changing my vocabulary


i have been painting since i was a little kid. i was fortunate that my parents valued art and music and encouraged my brother and myself through lessons. so i studied oil painting, first with mrs. brown, then with miss … Continue reading

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50 shades of chiffon


if you read my posts you know i LOVE color….every color! i have been hand painting and dyeing scarves for a while now and my current favorite “canvas” is silky, sexy chiffon. i love the way the silk takes the … Continue reading

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chiffon and a gift for giada


chiffon, French pronunciation: [ʃi.fɔ̃], from the french word for a cloth or rag, is a lightweight, balanced plain-woven sheer fabric woven of alternate S- and Z-twist crepe (high-twist) yarns.[1] The twist in the crepe yarns puckers the fabric slightly in … Continue reading

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meditations on motivation and more big news!


hopefully we all have something we love to do, whether it’s work or play. what keeps us motivated? i love to create and make things and when work is going great, the ideas just keep coming—-sometimes i can’t sleep at … Continue reading

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