Beaverton, Or, United States
I enjoy the challenge of creating stylish accessories from discards.
I also love to bike and walk with my husband.
I LOVE the warm water pool to exercise and relaxation.
I also enjoy dancing in Zumba, Line Dance, and NIA classes.
A day reading a good book is the perfect escape for me and my busy mind.
Skills and Techniques
Using only recycled materials to create Wearable Art makes each piece unique.
One of a kind collars, cuffs, and necklaces are created from men’s shirts – a feminine twist on a masculine classic. And a magnetic flower brooch might use a combination of stained silk ties, a torn shower curtain, and forgotten negligées. I just never know which pieces will “call to each other” until the design is in process.
I love the challenge of making beautiful accessories from ugly throwaways – a definite win-win situation for the environment and fashionistas everywhere. Most of my stash comes from castoffs garments from friends and customers -- who doesn't have a bag of old ties hidden in back of a closet somewhere.