Angie Hill's Profile
Pixelknit is a small textile design studio in the Historic Kenton neighborhood of Portland, Oregon. It is within view of a 31 foot tall statue of Paul Bunyon, so it is no wonder that Pixelknit designs lean toward the whimsical side of life. Paul has that effect on people.
My name is Angie Hill & I come from a long line of seamstresses. I have been designing clothing & textiles since I was a kid. I studied clothing design in college to hone my skills but it wasn't until I was a vintage clothing dealer that I came across my true calling. While on a buying trip I found an obscure old Japanese machine that was covered in grease & dirt. It was love at first sight. I cleaned it up to find a lovely metal piece of equipment with many many needles & little pink plastic parts. It was a knitting machine from the early 1960s. The Japanese instructions were not much help but I figured it out…
- Born on September 17
- Joined August 7, 2005