I have a tendency to see creative possibilities for re-purposing materials, especially clothing. I have raided my mother's closet for treasures, and the results can be seen here,

Hand Embroidered Jean Jacket

Inside lined with floral fabric, including pockets. 2016

Jacket Back

Collar Detail

Pocket Detail

Torso Detail

Pocket Detail

Side Detail

Back Detail

Logo

Inside Lining

Hand Embroidered Sweater

Obtained the sweater from a consignment shop, proceeded to bedazzle. 2011

Sweater Back

Back Detail

Hand knit and felted circles, with hand-twisted wire petals sewn on.

Detail

Detail

Detail

Recycled Retro Pants

I found these red velvet pants in my mom's sewing room one summer and decided they could do with a touch up. I embroidered them by hand in a variety of stitches. 2013

Recycled Retro Pants Detail

Recycled Retro Pants Detail

Recycled Retro Pants Detail

Recycled Retro Pants Detail

Recycled Retro Pants Detail

Swirl

Hand dyed and embroidered dress. Truly the first project that kicked off my interest in recycling clothing. 2012

Swirl Detail

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