Wearable Art

It’s in the details.

A pair of matching pants, out of linen and lace, for two of my dance friends. Of course I hafta put some sweet, stitched initials in the inside, so they don't get mixed up!

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Aluminum can tabs = belly dance “coin” belt

You know?...Those thingys that you grab onto, to help you open an aluminum soda/soup can? Whatever you happen to call them in your region -- pull tabs, pop tabs, soda can pulls -- they can be found in abundance. Because I spent my childhood in the northeast part of...

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A light, easy, fast costume wig.

This project came together quite fast - only somewhere around 3 leisurely hours - and it's made entirely from fabric remnants, chosen to approximate the color of reddish and brown hair. I made it up as I went along, so I'll do my best to describe the process! I...

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Sneek Peek: photos by Liam Spradlin

So... I have an entire folder full of photos that I've been holding onto for a while. (Not a literal folder, and not literally "holding" them. You know what I mean!) But I can't help myself from sharing one of them today, because it's like money burning a hole in my...

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“Paint a Shoe or Two” workshop, Sat 5-21

Yes. I know... I know!! I should have posted this to my blog a week ago. But I'll most likely be doing something like this again in the future, so don't dismay if you can't fit this into your schedule last-minute 🙂 On Saturday the 21st, I'll be teaching a "Paint a...

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Bangles and Baubles

I've finally photographed a few of the jewelry pieces I've been making from recycled materials. I'm also planning on doing some small workshops before the year is over, so I'll post the dates and locations for those once they are finalized. Meanwhile, please enjoy the...

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Trash Fashions Update

Thanks to everyone who made the Trash Fashions show (April 8th) a great success! There are so many people who helped make it happen, and I sincerely thank all of you. Jason was able to take some amazing "studio" photographs of our lovely models after the show, one of...

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Current Exhibit Sneak Peek

(I know, I know - the photo is tiny! But it's meant to be only a peek, after all.) You may recognize the ensemble in the foreground, but the other outfit is new. I have heard a lot of great comments from people who have seen my current show (at Georgetown College,...

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Spring ’10 fashion events (in a nutshell)

During the next few months, I'll be participating in the following events, plus a few other cameo appearances here and there 😉 February 15 - April 2nd ... Fashion / Function wearable art exhibit at the Living Arts and Science Center's Gloria Singletary Gallery....

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