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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.

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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.

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Silk Covered Buckram Bonnet
Silk Covered Buckram Bonnet

Bonnet patterned and form created. Silk taffeta exterior.

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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.

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Silk & Rhinestone Flower Necklace
Silk & Rhinestone Flower Necklace

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

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

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Shibori on Cotton
Shibori on Cotton

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

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Felted Scarf
Felted Scarf

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

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Iris Silk Painting
Iris Silk Painting

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

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Ombre and Shibori Silk
Ombre and Shibori Silk

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

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Devore on Velvet
Devore on Velvet

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

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Stenciled Cotton
Stenciled Cotton

Stencil hand-cut. Cotton dyed.

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