Journal

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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17 Jan

Rainbow scraps… can’t wait to show these in their finished states this weekend at our Off-White studios group show “in solidarity” for the Thomas art walk …it’s gonna be coooooool! With @jrbrubaker @theartofseth @whiteroomofthomas @najobaker and @offwhite_studios Saturday January 19 6-9pm #reclaimedleather #rainbow #rainbowscraps #studioshow #groupshow...

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31 Dec

Leather welding apron finished. An apt project to end this year with… full length protection against flying fire and metal :) #welding #leatherapron #customorder #customleather #backstitched #thomaswv (at Thomas, West Virginia) https://www.instagram.com/p/BsEHyngn35f/?utm_source=ig_tumblr_share&igshid=1fm64e5g9rhg3...

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28 Dec

So grateful for beautiful friends who know how hard your year has been and bring flowers to your studio on a rainy Friday afternoon… if only that Still Hollow whisky bottle was full :) #mountaincommunity #studioday #rainy #thomaswv #offwhitestudios #backstitched #stillhollowdistillery (at Thomas, West...

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