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.
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.
Bonnet patterned and form created. Silk taffeta exterior. Pinked and box-pleated trim. Hand-made ribbon flowers.
Composed of vintage rhinestone pieces - a bracelet, shoe clip, brooches, and buttons. Hand-made fabric flowers from silk faille with rhinestone centers.
Gold washers and plastic soda bottles made into sequins combined with coral colored beads and jewelry findings.
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.
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.
Feather design hand-stitched on cotton fabric, stitches gathered up, and fabric dyed to create Shibori effect.
China silk. Gutta applied to outline shapes. Hand-painted. Sidewalk salt applied over painted background to create texture.