Wednesday, January 21, 2015

free play necklace

The fun of free play is in the gathering of materials. I start by gathering components that go well together and colors that compliment each other.  If a theme starts to come together, I may or may not go with it.  This necklace developed into an iconic theme.  Beads, charms, a bottle cap and other trinkets were intuitively designed onto a charcoal Japanese cord.   SOLD.

Thursday, January 01, 2015

repacho jeans

Growing up I spent hours watching my grandmother do beautiful stitch work, she was a great seamstress.  I also watched my mother do amazing crochet work as well as almost anything creative.  When my favorite jeans developed rips, and holes, I decided to save them.  A bit of stitching, pieces of vintage crochet and some boro stitching, made my jeans better than new.