Clothing

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