Seiko gets inspiration for her work through her everyday life, how she feels and thinks. She likes experimenting with paper, wire, wood, paint and other many materials and enjoys serendipitous discovery through playing.
Picture the idea. Often the making of a miniature model (Marquette) helps the sense of three dimensional impact and space.
Making samples and researching suitable techniques to express the concept.
Dye yarns. Seiko dyes all her yarn herself in order to get more satisfying colours. In recent years, she has often turned to paper-based yarn to create her work.
Weave textile pieces either on the dobby loom (about 80 years old)
or just by hand.
Cut woven pieces from the loom and assemble and finish by hand.