Featured on the cover of the January/February 2009 Issue of Fibersarts magazine…


“Maggy Pavlou fuses fabric in alchemy of wool and water. Inside her second-story Los Alamos studio, a whisper-soft cloak of merino wool hugs a dress form, rows of holes honeycombing the hemline.  The Austrian-born Pavlou turned to wearable art after leaving a longtime career in retail management. She had picked up sewing and knitting in grade school in Graz, Austria’s second-largest city, but never took either craft seriously. Three years ago, a friend gave her some hand-dyed wool roving to play with and she decided to felt it, flattening the fibers with hot, soapy water and rubbing them with her hands to prompt the scales in the wool hairs to interlock.”