March 8, 2019

Some recent chainstitch work by madam chino using a singer handcrank chainstitch machine!

April 14, 2018

hi friends im finally starting to use the app blog and this is a test post!  so much work doing alterations in the shop and teaching classes all around town that I haven't had time to create any new work for my online shop at madamchino. it's so exciting to be helping...

April 14, 2018

My friend Robert Neisen created this amazing work called Milwaukee Maker featuring Madam Chino and my drawings!  Love this! 

March 26, 2017

MADAMCHINO x MILDFEVER // midlength sleeve extra long raglan with bottom side slits from 100% recycled t-shirts.  Model: Lamonte Smith, Photo: Vanessa Andrew

May 15, 2016

Madam Chino accidentally got into the business of quilting with this premier heritage quilt project *see it HERE.  Following the first two quilts, it became clear that "krazy quilting" is a wonderful way to fully recycle tiny unrelated scraps of fabric, because they do...

March 16, 2016

Beginning this year the Madam Chino is enjoying a new addition to a growing family of industrial machines: a Singer 114w103 chainstitch embroidery machine.  The speed permitted in creation of beautiful chainstitch embroidery however does not outweigh the challenge to a...

March 9, 2016

Madam Chino is currently designing fabric and creating an online portfolio of this work on the fabulously artist-public interactive print-on-demand website SPOONFLOWER, printable in fabric, wallpaper and giftwrap!  Visit the MADAM CHINO SPOONFLOWER portfolio, bookmark...

March 1, 2015

In the name of sustainability, reuse, and fabric reincarnation, Madam Chino recently took on an incredibly meaningful heritage project for a woman who wished to create a long lasting, utilitarian memory using the clothing of her deceased father.  Originally the project...

February 1, 2015

The Madam Chino production floor is expanding within the Milwaukee Fortress as the neighboring space has opened and will become one with the existing mini factory.  There is a lot of work in cleaning up the space, which belonged previously to a glass blower and then be...

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