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Paris Fall 2016 Windows

Photo by Katherine Tilton

Wander with me down the streets of Paris and take a look at the windows and inside some of the shops...

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Family Wedding Report

The 5 Tilton siblings carrying on among each other, left to right, Katherine, (yes, she made her top), Louis, Patrick, Bill and Marcy. We have fun together...

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Moto Vest

Every once in a while a fabric comes along that sends me over the edge. When I found this Italian digitally printed photo blowup fabric, knew it had to be mine....

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Expo Finale

The Sewing and Stitchery Expo in Puyallup is the big mama of all sewing shows, biggest and best in the world.

Grand finale report on the 2016 Sewing Expo. Bigger and better than ever. And our last...

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Cuba Style

For 10 years, I’ve done the photography for the marcytilton.com website, gradually moving into better equipment and integrating a slow, steep learning curve. I wince when I look at those early fabric shots! 2015 was my year to become a better photographer. While shopping for a camera in LA, I came upon an exhibition of Peter Turnley’s photographs, titled French Kiss, A Love Letter to Paris and it was a turning point. Bought the camera and the book, and on an intuitive whim, enrolled in Peter’s Spring 2015 Paris workshop, which started me down a path I am heading along at warp speed.
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Couture + Photograpy: Alber Elbaz/Lanvin Exhibition in Paris


Alber Elbaz: Design Guru & Genius

Lanvin Artistic Director, Alber Elbaz does not use social media, have an e-mail address or take photos himself. His exhibition, Alber Elba/Lanvin Mainfesto at Paris’s Maison Européenne de la Photographie blends the worlds of photography and couture in a way that makes my heart sing. Described as 'an introspective, not a retrospective', the exhibition combines photographs with sketches, features a video, but best of all, one entire room blends couture garments in process complete with pins and basting threads, bolts of fabric that roll off the mannequin onto the floor, along with photographs of the garment. My photos here combine quotes fro Elbaz with my remarks. Most of us who make our own clothes entertain the fantasy of visiting a couture workroom...this is the closest thing to realising that dream. This exhibition closes October 31, so if you are in Paris this week, DO go see it. Quotes from Alber Elbaz come from the show catalog called Alber Elbaz/Lanvin Manifeste which I purchased in the museum bookstore, and tried, but could not find on Amazon. It is sure to become a collector's item.

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