Textile Journal

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...

North Carolina Exhibition Mottainai! Waste Not Want Not

August 12, 2016 Katherine Soucie

In June we took some time away from our Vancouver studio to visit Durham, North Carolina.   A year ago I established a conversation with Chellie LaPointe at the Cameron Gallery/Scrap Exchange about hosting an exhibition of my work using the waste hosiery.  This grew to include examples of other artists work who have been exploring the use of my waste textiles in their work and the exhibition became known as Mottainai! Waste Not Want Not. In one of our many various conversations, I proposed to dye 300 lbs of waste hosiery for this exhibition.  Fortunately, they were able to...