This is Wolf, heading into the canebreak. We made this outfit for the Wasteland event… Wrap pants in a double layer of muslin to the knees, with canvas tube for the lower half. The shirt is an approximation of the same technique. Wolf hotglued and tied bundles of corn straw to make the hat. The furs are courtesy of my dear friend Walter. All the weaponry, and those amazing elkhide boots, circa 1970, courtesy of Keith Longino.Read More →

I do love to design. I love to go over the top. These are me being restrained. Really! Sort of. In a way, which I shall explain.   I have always loved ephemera. I have collections– can labels, fruit labels, even– and this is hard to admit to– toilet paper roll labels. I like the stuff that is utilitarian. In France, the fruitier’s shops had small thin brown paper bags that exhort you to “Mangez Des Fruits,” with varying vintages of graphic sensibility. I have one in a little gold frame over my sink– also, the wrapper from a single “Les Papillons” brand blood orange.Read More →

One gigantic spool of black cotton Cluny point lace. Don’t waste your time trying this with acrylic or polyester. Bleach. Patience– or impatience, which ever seems most appropriate to the dish at hand. Reel off as much lace as you feel like fiddling with. Wet the lace, if you want, scrunch it into a very random wad, and drop it into a bowl. pour some bleach into a cup, and add the same amount of water. Sprinkle it over the wadded lace, and pour more of it carefully down the edge of the bowl so that it puddles on the botoom, and the lace isRead More →