Alexandra Goodall's Profile
I am an artist living in British Columbia, Canada. I studied historical fashion at Dalhousie University and since then, have worked in a variety of mediums and tehniques including hand felting and millinery.
My interests are historical fashion, world textile arts, eastern philosophy, painting, and creating good healthy food, among other things. My personal belief is that there is deep integrity to objects made by hand. This is especially important in our modern world, where we are increasingly estranged from the handmade in our daily lives. I seek to work from a place of peace and unhurried attention to detail. My fibre art is a meditation for me.
These hats, my current body of work, are wetfelted, and draw on traditional millinery techniques. Most of them are a blend of fine Merino and Finn. I often embellish my hats with beads made from rolling wool into…
- Born on March 2
- Joined August 12, 2010