Textile Journal

HELLO 2018! Upcoming Collection and NEWS IN THE MAKING!

February 07, 2018 Katherine Soucie

HELLO 2018! Yes it has been some time since we sent out a newsletter to update you all on everything SANS SOUCIE! 2017 turned out to be a year of delays and setbacks with renovations on the building where our studio space is located in downtown Vancouver.  During this time we managed to focus on custom work for clients and the film industry in addition to researching and prototyping for our next collection.  While we patiently waited for the work to be completed,  it became clear that we had to postpone the halt production of our next collection (that was in...

News + UP and Coming: Partnership with Gildan + More

October 31, 2017 Katherine Soucie

Well, its safe to say that if a post hasn't been made in a while, things have been busy -- and boy have they been busy. 
To start off this update we want to thank Gildan for their recent announcement about our partnership. For more on this, you can access this article here. We are equally as excited about this opportunity and can't wait to share our next collection. Stay tuned E-V-E-R-Y-O-N-E!

Q&A Creators Vancouver + First Pick

July 28, 2017 Katherine Soucie

Coming this September is a new designer showcase, First Pick.  Organized by Janna Hurtzig of Winterluxe fame, this show is one you will not want to miss!  The show will be happening September 16+17 at the Heritage Hall in Vancouver.  This carefully curated show will showcase some really talented designer/makers from Vancouver.   Each week from now until showtime, Creator's Vancouver will be profiling designer's you can find at the show through their Q&A series.  You can find our here. 

Waste Hosiery Anyone?

July 21, 2017 Katherine Soucie

  Our textile waste has become so popular in the last few years we now have a waiting list!  What, really?   Being a zero waste textile studio its not hard to accumulate (over time) all the snippets, offcuts and scraps left behind during our textile transformation and garment making process.  We do a variety of things with this waste as it inspires us as much as it does other artist, designers, makers who have visited our studio over the years.   But here is the thing.  We can only produce so much of it.  Lately we haven't been able...

Sans Soucie Italy, Australia Eco Fashion Tour 2017

July 10, 2017 Katherine Soucie

Sans Soucie Textile + Design has been invited to showcase at Green Fashion Week (Rome, Italy) in October, 2017 and at Eco Fashion Week ( Perth, Australia) in November, 2017. We recently completed a residency at HCMA Architecture + Design in Vancouver where we explored various circular knitting techniques using hand craft looms and knitting machines with hosiery yarn we have been developing in the studio over the last couple of years.  This opportunity not only allowed for us to continue our material research and development with this resource it completely transformed our idea of what can be done in the future.  We...