I created this pattern with geometric stars and meandering landscapes as glimpses through portals or windows - like memories and photographs; moments suspended in time. I designed this piece as an exploration of lineage and connection, inspired by my grandmother’s quilts and all that I’ve learned from her.
-Materials: 100% unbleached cotton, water-based ink
-Care: Machine or hand wash with like colors, tumble or line dry. Fabric will soften with use.
-Use: Tie traditionally around your neck or in your hair, wrap up snacks, use as a furoshiki cloth for gifts, hang as a tapestry, frame it, use it as a picnic spread, or for any other multifunctional use.
- Elana Gabrielle is a Portland-based multidisciplinary illustrator, maker, and designer of printed textile and paper goods. Her work is influenced by the wild and varied landscapes of the West Coast where she grew up, from misty mountains and foggy beaches to dusty desert valleys. Using cut paper collage, painting, screen printing, and textile design, she weaves the natural world into her creations using sustainable practices and natural fibers, dyes, and inks.