Kyle TW Parent
Kyle Parent is a teacher, a tailor, the son of a quilter, and a Vancouver-based textile artist. His relationship to sewing began at an early age while watching his mother sew. Working alongside her, Kyle has learned the techniques with which he explores his medium today. Before shifting his focus to quilting, Kyle worked in menswear, and had his own line of shirting. He blends these traditional methods with his background in tailoring.
His work engages with the contemporary role of fabric. He first maps out small-scale studies and considered colour palettes, then he blends tailoring techniques with an improvisational responsiveness to the materials.
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