Tunic dress with deep side-pockets and waist tie. The woven wool of the dress was hand-dyed before construction and dyed again with a different dye after construction. The round neckline has a sleeve placket with three hand cut and polished wild animal bone buttons that have been hand-dyed. A seam runs down the back panel and comes to a split at the bottom.
Tie-fastening floor-length skirt which can be worn with the split at the front or the back. The skirt is made from a 55% hemp and 45% organic cotton twill. The hem of the skirt is a doubled selvedge. The pockets of the skirt are open patch pockets and can be accessed both ways. The body of the skirt is made from a single piece of fabric and creates a column shape.
Large fitting coat with made from fine wool felt. The coat features a shawl collar and a belt which is held in place with a selvedge flap at the back. The shoulder and side seams have been sewn with overlaps and left raw. The hem has also been left raw. The back features a low storm flap. Two patch pockets have been set into the exterior collar facing. The cuffs have been sewn with deep hems and can be turned up.
Tie-fastening wrap shirt made from recycled cotton.
Deconstructed three-button cotton blazer with raw edges.
Pair of one-off sterling silver bands with different finishes. The silvery band has been polished and the golden band has been tarnished with natural sulfur.
One-off ring made from sterling silver. The thick band has a softly faceted surface.
Set of one-off softly faceted pendants for a necklace
One-off thin band ring made from sterling silver
High-waisted made from recycled ribbed cotton that have been over-dyed with natural black tea dye. Side pockets, button fly and a single back patch pocket.
Loose-fitting trousers made from a light woven linen with an elastic waistband encased in heavy woven linen. The trousers features patch side-pockets. A band gusset runs along the inseams of both legs.
A three-quarter length work coat made from heavy linen weave. Bal collar, four button closure and two patch pockets on the front. Button-up cuffs on sleeves.Yoke across shoulders and vent at the bottom. Curved hemline
Shorts made from recycled linen weave. The pattern is cut to maximise the use of the fabric. The crutch and the side feature band gusset panels. The hems have a black false lining extension made from a fine recycled organic cotton weave. The waistband is made from black woven linen and has an encased tie for fastening the waist. The white cotton tie at the waist has hand-sewn ends.
John wearing a raw edged scarf made from salvaged silk. The silk has been dyed five times to achieve the colour.
Wrap front shirt with ties at the waist made from a fine waffle weave cotton. The front panels wrap around the shoulders to form a yoke at the back. The band collar extends around the neck and down to the waist where it ties. The side seams have small splits. Selvedge hem and cuffs.
Tapered, cropped pants with elasticated drawstring waistband made from ribbed cotton weave. The inner seam is set with a band gusset. The side pockets are interior patch pockets with slanted openings. The back features a single patch pocket. The hems have an interior facing cuff with a split side-seam.
Light-weight linen trousers with selvedge details and stone button closure. The front fastens with a zip-fly and the stone button was hand-cut and polished. The waistband and cuffs feature selvedge details and have horizontal quilting. The inseam is top-stitched. Slant pockets at the hips.
Four individually hand-dyed cotton knit cheesecloth tops
Duffel bag made from woven linen and fully lined with unbleached cotton calico. The cylindrical body of the bag tapers slightly towards the top. The rope that closes the bag is made from unbleached cotton. The bag can be carried over the shoulder or as a backpack.
Card-holder made from scrap vegetable-tanned leather. The leather has been hand-dyed black with and sealed. The three layers of leather have been hand-stitched. The front features three card-slots and a single pocket in the back.
A pair of floating coasters made from recycled Rimu.
A tray with backwards beveled ends made from recycled Rimu.
Memo-holder made from Australian Ironbark with wax polished finish.
Incense holder made from recycled Rimu.
Set of three chopsticks with rests made from recycled Rimu.
Smelted and hammered pendants made from recycled copper.
Unbleached cotton calico button-down shirt.
Natalia in her studio wearing cotton calico veil, v-neck polyester dress, and hand-made wooden sandals.
Natalia in her studio wearing v-neck polyester dress, drop-shoulder selvedge wool jacket and hand-made wooden sandals.
Natalia in her studio wearing v-neck polyester dress, selvedge wool apron and hand-made wooden sandals.