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CRAFTS

Felt Hat with Hand-Made Flowers
Felt Hat with Hand-Made Flowers

Wool felt hat blank pulled over wooden crown and brim blocks. Wired brim edge. China silk lining, bouvais ribbon, and center back bow. Silk satin exterior trim. Hand-made velvet and silk fabric flowers.

Hand-Sewn Straw Hat
Hand-Sewn Straw Hat

Hat block carved from foam to desired shape. Straw dyed. Straw plaiting hand-sewn over the created hat block. Sizing applied. Wired edge. Silk organza lining, bouvais ribbon, center back bow - all dyed to match the straw. Trim created from rows of straw plaiting sewn and wired. Vintage silk veiling.

Silk Covered Buckram Bonnet
Silk Covered Buckram Bonnet

Bonnet patterned and form created. Silk taffeta exterior.

Silk Covered Buckram Bonnet
Silk Covered Buckram Bonnet

Bonnet patterned and form created. Silk taffeta exterior. Pinked and box-pleated trim. Hand-made ribbon flowers.

Silk & Rhinestone Flower Necklace
Silk & Rhinestone Flower Necklace

Hand-made duchesse silk satin fabric flowers with rhinestone centers.

Hand-Tied Shell Necklace & Earrings
Hand-Tied Shell Necklace & Earrings

Shell necklace and earring set. Hand-knotted between each bead.

Silk & Rhinestone Flower Necklace
Silk & Rhinestone Flower Necklace

Composed of vintage rhinestone pieces - a bracelet, shoe clip, brooches, and buttons. Hand-made fabric flowers from silk faille with rhinestone centers.

Upcycled Necklace & Earring Set
Upcycled Necklace & Earring Set

Gold washers and plastic soda bottles made into sequins combined with coral colored beads and jewelry findings.

Hammered Brass Necklace & Earrings
Hammered Brass Necklace & Earrings

Brass teardrop shapes cut from brass using a jewelry saw. Hammered to texturize. Vintage rhinestone earring element soldered at center of necklace. Brass circles riveted together. Turquoise beads attached.

Fabric Modification Sample
Fabric Modification Sample

Silk organza placed over gold silk taffeta. Tambour-beading. Hand-beading. Couched gathered metal ribbon trim. Applique. Embroidery knots with metal thread. Caulking extruded through mesh and sewn on.

Shibori on Cotton
Shibori on Cotton

Feather design hand-stitched on cotton fabric, stitches gathered up, and fabric dyed to create Shibori effect.

Felted Scarf
Felted Scarf

Wool batting dyed, felted, and over-dyed with Shibori technique to create texture. Hand-beaded.

Iris Silk Painting
Iris Silk Painting

China silk. Gutta applied to outline shapes. Hand-painted. Sidewalk salt applied over painted background to create texture.

Ombre and Shibori Silk
Ombre and Shibori Silk

Silk charmeuse. Ombre dyed yellow to blue. Over-dyed with blue dye using Shibori wrap technique.

Devore on Velvet
Devore on Velvet

Feather image burned on a silk screen. Devore design created on silk/rayon blend velvet fabric.

Stenciled Cotton
Stenciled Cotton

Stencil hand-cut. Cotton dyed.