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How Many Denim Jackets Do You Own? How Many Are Too Many?
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
How Many Denim Jackets Do You Own? How Many Are Too Many?

This is an interesting question, I don’t think there is a right or wrong answer. I would hate to even count the number I own. Some store bought but most of them redesigned by me! I call my creations, Mixed Media Denim Jackets.Each jacket has it’s place in my wardrobe. White and off-white are spring summer and push into fall. Then there is distressed denim, black denim, torn denim, dark blue denim, and lace covered denim. I might even claim multiples of some styles. Now when I make a jacket that might be mine; my husband makes me give one back. First time I did this was the night before a show. I made a deal with my husband that if the one I gave back didn’t sell the next ...

Memories Of “Mom”
Monday, February 04, 2019
How Many Denim Jackets Do You Own? How Many Are Too Many?

One of my most meaningful projects recently was a custom order of 10 pillows. I am a graphic designer with an engineering background so I ‘solve problems’. This is my approach to sewing and creating.After an article about me and my business was featured in the local paper, I received a call from Holly. She read that I had created some pieces from a loved ones’ clothes and wanted to meet. Holly came over and we talked. Her mom had recently passed away, she had a garbage bag of clothes that she couldn’t part with but was unsure what could be done with them. My first thought was a sweater coat. Then we looked through the clothes. To Holly they were sacred; to me they ...

Making Fun Fashion that is Green!
Monday, January 28, 2019
How Many Denim Jackets Do You Own? How Many Are Too Many?

Making Fun Fashion that is Green! In a world where our waste is growing exponentially the need to be more and more environmentally conscience is here. My sustainable fashion began as an idea to take old unwanted clothing and make it into a new stylish piece of fashion! My cutting and creating is evolving into a fun upcycled wearable art business.I am constantly getting new ideas, leading to my ever growing fun fashion line! Each piece is designed, sewn, finished and then modeled by me. Everything I do is handmade and each design is unique.Upcycling has become a passion, yeilding beautiful felted wool sweater coats, tunics, fingerless mittens, along with my newest denim trend. Mixed ...