Crafting, Fashion, Sewing, Uncategorized

Fanny Packs for My Friends and Family’s Fannies!

Top to Bottom Spoonflower prints: 1. Exotic Flowers by Maria_Galybina, 2. Stella - abstract art print on fabric navy white orange interior decor bright abstract 222by charlottewinter, 3. Happy Fruits by allierunnion, 4. MKV Helmet Tiny by pink_ink, 5. White painted Rainbow by Katie Kortman So... How do YOU feel about fanny packs having a come back? Are you weary of calling them "fanny packs" and instead want to call them "belt bags?" It's okay, I understand you. My husband and I got married in 2006 and he decided that year...

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Crafting, Fashion, Sewing, Uncategorized

Living That 8-Bit Life In My Pixelated Dress and Perler Bead Accessories.

When I saw that Measure Fabrics had this pixelated fabric I knew it had to be mine. I mean.... I'd already made a crown that went with it, so it deserved to be worn on MY body, and live in MY home. See??? They were meant to be together!! ......But then I realized that I actually wanted glasses!!!! I wanted them to be a little closer in color scheme, so I got to work with...

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Fabric Painting and Design, Fashion, Sewing, Uncategorized

The Hand-painted Dress

For years I've been wanting to translate my paintings into fabric. After I finished my BFA in Painting and Drawing at BYU, I filled out applications to all the coolest MFA textile design programs  in NYC (a place I'd always dreamed of living).  I had a blip in that application process that turned into me not actually submitting any of them, and instead going on to work as a display artist for an Anthropologie store outside Chicago. Life takes on different paths and I firmly believe that God...

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