Journal

13 Apr

I love it when @backstitched_design travels the world :) These three custom bags are accompanying a couple besties on their travels in Japan. Heart! #customleather #upcycledleather #sustainablefashion #travelstyle #leatherbags #handmadelove https://www.instagram.com/p/BwM07fXn7qJ/?utm_source=ig_tumblr_share&igshid=1j927zhl0ovtt...

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08 Apr

Another custom travel bag for a beautiful friend. This one is travelling around Japan for the month! There are so many custom features that I’ll make another post in a few weeks upon her return… #customleatherwork #reclaimedleather #upcycledleather #travelbag #sustainablefashion #ooak #handmadeinusa #thomaswv #madewithlove #backstitched_design ...

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31 Mar

Custom record/travel bag for a good friend on his way to Japan! A thin messenger bag that is adjustable and can carry 6+ records is quite perfect. Made from a mix of upcycled leather and canvas and rawhide. #recordbag #handmadebag #reclaimedtextiles #upcycledleather #ooak #leatherjacket #messengerbag...

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01 Mar

My #backpack is almost 4 years old and still kicking it hard! Here we are in #marfa checking out a Donald Judd installation at @chinatifoundation #texas #leather #slowfashion (at Marfa, Texas) https://www.instagram.com/p/Buenq76H667/?utm_source=ig_tumblr_share&igshid=1vm8pp0wkfm91...

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22 Feb

This is me not able to contain my excitement of seeing one of my favorite quilts of all time at the MFAH yesterday. The exhibition Mending: Craft and Community was beautifully curated and seeing this particular Gees Bend piece, which has deeply inspired my own...

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16 Feb

After 10 years, I got myself a new computer… and I made a little rawhide sleeve for it! Modeled by the adorable @nellierosetextiles And check out those AMAZING pants she made! #laptopsleeve #rawhide #leatheraccessories #handmade #imakethings #thomaswv #backstitched #handmadeclothing #madeinwv #madeinusa (at Gradient Project Space) https://www.instagram.com/p/Bt9iV3EHlo6/?utm_source=ig_tumblr_share&igshid=7xx3zjv56vfo...

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15 Feb

New leather cuffs available at the White Room @whiteroomofthomas The tried and true black and dark brown are back as well as a couple new colors. Thinking spring :) #handmadeleather #handmadeaccessories #shoplocal #supportsmallbusiness #thomaswv #slowfashion #backstitched_design #leathercuffs #leatheraccessories #smalldesign #madeinwv #madeinusa #handcrafted (at The White Room...

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01 Feb

So excited to fill my display with new bags! I’ve been focusing on wall hangings and doing shows, but it feels good to get back to making bags :) #handmadebags #reclaimedleather #recycledfashion #sustainablefashion #ooak #thomaswv #backstitched #handmadeleather #madewithlove #madeinusa #madeinappalachia (at The White Room Art...

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30 Jan

“Cement Shoes” 2019 In the spirit of experimentation and creative expansion, my studio mates and I decided to pick mediums and objects out of a hat to make work for our recent “In Solidarity” show at our studio space in Thomas. My mediums: concrete,...

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23 Jan

Reclaimed leather pride flag and pride abstractions on display at the White Room in Thomas… #pride #abstraction #reclaimedleather #rainbow #thomaswv (at The White Room Art Gallery) https://www.instagram.com/p/Bs_c94dH33w/?utm_source=ig_tumblr_share&igshid=1dxbli9nyat19...

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