K. Plager's Profile
Welcome to Bombyx Botanica!
We are a mother-daughter collaboration. My mother and I began collecting vintage asian fabrics several years ago. We were inspired to start sewing. Many of our designs remind us of our travels throughout Africa, the Middle East, India and Japan.
My mother, Jennifer, began her art career as a scientific illustrator. She worked alongside my father for many years as an archaeological consultant in Washington, Oregon and Idaho. Her new passions include pottery and working with textiles.
I am a former biology teacher with a textile and botanical obsession. I began teaching in Central Africa and taught for many years in New York and Illinois. I now have the luxury to stay home with my two young children and pursue a life of sewing and designing...
- Born on August 14
- Joined December 30, 2010