Thanks to the AZ Teachers for inviting me to teach another workshop. Using classroom machines, we’ll explore skills and techniques transferable to the classroom. Folding & Gathering: a Fabric Manipulation workshop is a creative, skills-based workshop. Participants will fabricate textured textiles from flat folds. Focus is on basic techniques such as folding, pleating and gathering. [...]
It’s an honor to be a workshop presenter at the 2013 Association for Career Technical Education of Arizona (ACTE) Summer Conference in Tucson onJuly 15, 2013. Apparel Embellishments will cover fabric manipulation and quick handstitching techniques using tshirts as source materials. The presentation is designed to be used in Career Technical Education classrooms for high school students. We’ll [...]
Stitch a bit…by hand. “Textile Designer Karen Lukacs invites you to a one day workshop on traditional hand stitching techniques with very modern possibilities.” Open the link for more information on this creative event.
Fiber art postcards are celebrated at Tohono Chul Park, Tucson, Arizona. The first “Wish You Were Here” exhibition in 2006 displayed 215 artists from the United States, Canada, Australia and Belgium. Still keeping good company, my “Saguaro National Park” entry was one of the cards on exhibit.
I was one of four fashion designers invited to participate in the University of Arizona’s Bouquets to Art third biennial. Upcycled sweaters and a thrift store skirt were refashioned into a two piece suit. Live flowers embellished the collar and cuffs.