Emilie Floge—seamstress extraordinaire and Klimt’s life companion—sewed the mosaic-inspired dresses his models wore. Adele Bloch-Bauer is wearing one in this 1907 portrait.
Designed to be seen, Ballet Russe costumes were grand opera for the ballet.
Five museum shops now carry my textile jewelry, I’m pleased to report.
Mexico’s lucha libre wrestling is known for color and flamboyant showmanship.
Craft shows are a little pop-up world of things to see and touch. Here’s my booth with its big center table, spot lights, and open corner.
I sew each bead on by hand and forge the silver chain myself. For more on the pleasures of craftsmanship, see these top TED talks on …