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I  am a maker in the field of textiles and fashion design. I focus on creating unique textiles through hands-on manipulation primarily using hand-felted wool as a medium. My textile ‘mark-making’ palette is enhanced by natural dyeing, eco printing with plant material, earth, rust and rot stains, Nuno felting, Shibori, traditional Indigo fermentation, and recycling techniques. My preference is for natural plant and animal fibers because of their innate elegance, strength and sustainability.

 

 

FELT

                                  

INDIGO DYE

Traditional fermented Indigo dye process with resist dye techniques

ECO PRINT / RUST

Mark-making with eco print dye technique and rust  

SEWN

               

HOODIE PROJECT

Untitled / Collaboration with Zoya Sardashti

  ‘Untitled’ is a collaboration between Zoya Sardashti (performer/choreographer) and Kristina Foley (textile and costume design, photos).  The artists collaborated in Italy where they designed the costume’s for Zoya’s ongoing research (https://zoyasardashti.com/) which she performed in several locations including: an artist residency at Glurns Art Point in Glorenza in the Alps and in the Chianti… Continue reading Untitled / Collaboration with Zoya Sardashti

 

 

 

 

 

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