“Art is much less important than life, but what a poor life without it.”
Ibu Textiles is a line of hand woven products designed and created by fiber artist Jennifer Fleischer. Based in New York City, she weaves each unique piece by hand. With the use of floor and frame looms, she likes to blend traditional and experimental techniques. This current line exhibits a strong design aesthetic inspired by her experiences finding peace and calm in an urban city. Traveling plays a vital role in her inspiration as well, and the name itself, Ibu, means 'Mother' in Indonesian. She currently resides in Queens, N.Y. with her husband, Nate, and a plant named Clementine.
Better Than Jam, Brooklyn, NY
Kitchening, Brooklyn, NY
Besides weaving, I have done embroidery work for Proenza Schouler. and collaborated on a line of kitchen accesories with the wonderful artist Trisha Gupta called Two Well Dressed Chefs.
* A special thank you to Michellanne Li for helping with the website design.
Bryan Chong for contributing some photographs.