More Kids’ Clothing on my Website

New children’s shibori pieces are here!  Each bespoke piece is created using natural, non-toxic materials, sometimes even using natural dyes I have created and used on my silk scarves.  The “dots and dashes” dress below features a natural green dye created from the ivy growing in my backyard.  The dress itself is made by young women in Tiraque, Bolivia, working in their own micro-enterprise created through grants, private donations, and a partnership with Dharma Trading Co.

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This dress, as well as other clothing items, accessories/scarves, and fine art wall hangings can be found under the “Peace. Love. Shibori.™” tab at the Brett Barker Design Studio website.  Note: ALL images on this blog & all original shibori pieces are copyrighted.

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Brett Barker

Brett Barker is a painter, textile artist, art/design instructor, and writer whose career spans more than 25 years. Originally from New Mexico, she now resides in Redondo Beach, California. She has taught fine art, artistic design, and textile design to numerous individuals, art guilds, and organizations throughout the U.S. She has a Master’s Degree in Art Education from the University of Nebraska. Her artwork sells throughout the U.S. and is available on her website, www.artistbrettbarker.com. She is currently undertaking a year-long investigation of Japanese shibori dyeing that will culminate in a trip to Japan to study under a master shibori artist in September of 2016. Her shibori blog can be found at www.peaceloveshibori.com. Her surface and textile designs can be found at www.brettbarkerdesign.com.

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