Sunday, October 26, 2008

Reel and Weave: The Silkspinner's Story - Part 3

Karen Selk

In part three Karen explores India and visits both the giant tusser moth and the Salvi community, makers of a famous double silk ikat known as Patan Patola.

Karen Selk has been a textile designer and artist since 1972. Her primary focus has been weaving and fusing felt with silk. In addition to writing, photography, research and textile arts, Karen runs Treenway Silks from her Salt Spring Island Home.

Recorded at the 2007 Maiwa Textile Symposium on October 23, 2007
Posted October 2008