Hand-Dyed Home Goods + Accessories.
Meet the Makers:
WHO ARE YOU, WHERE ARE YOU FROM, & WHAT DO YOU DO?
Kristen Barnett, Greenville SC, Textile artist concentrating in hand dyed fabrics
DESCRIBE YOUR PROCESS.
I had dye fabrics using USA grown and processed Indigo and other foraged plant dyes. I take these fabrics and create products that can be used everyday. I create functional art.
WHAT INSPIRES YOU?
My mother, there wasn’t anything she couldn’t do. She was wife, mother, nurse, grandmother, great grandmother, painter, sewist, could-knot,crochet, embroider, quilt, crewel worker, baker, chef, vocalist!
FUN FACT ABOUT YOU.
I am a distant relative of Eliza Lucas Pinckney that brought Indigo to SC in the mid 1700s. I was born in the Mojave Desert
FAVORITE THING ABOUT DOWNTOWN AUGUSTA.
I’ve never been!!!
WHY DO YOU LOVE TO DESIGN, CREATE + MAKE?
I really can’t explain it! I love to see an idea come to fulruition and then the joy when someone purchases the perfect piece for themselves or for someone they love!
WHAT IS ONE PIECE OF ADVICE YOU WOULD SHARE WITH OTHER ARTISTS + MAKERS?
Community over competition!