Journal

20 Jun

Phase 7 of making backpacks… getting closer!! Here’s where I attach the D-rings that hold the strap, the handle and the back leather strip onto the back of the bag. I also make the zipper casing for the closure of the bag… again all the...

Read More

17 Jun

Tiger the adventure cat contemplating “pencils from the playground” @gradientprojects @tigertheadventurecat #animalslikearttoo #adventurecats #conceptualart #playgrounds #thomaswv (at Thomas, West Virginia)...

Read More

15 Jun

Dutchman’s puzzle… very old quilting pattern originating somewhere in the late 1800s. Recreating the pattern first on paper then in leather. Hot! #quilting #quiltpattern #reclaimedleather #upcycledleather #studiopractice #ooak #leatherquilt #thomaswv #madeinwv #backstitched_design (at Thomas, West Virginia)...

Read More

12 Jun

Phase 6 of making backpacks: Creating the detail pieces. This is where I make the handles, the small pieces for buckles and d-rings, triangle pieces to attach the buckles to the back of the backpack and the straps! (at Thomas, West Virginia)...

Read More

10 Jun

New black leather wrist cuffs up in the White Room! #leatherbracelet #leathercuff #blackleather #thomaswv #handmadeacessories #backstitched_design #madeinwv #leatheraccessories (at Thomas, West Virginia)...

Read More

09 Jun

Phase 6 and 7 of backpack making is coming this week!! In the meantime check out this beautiful shot of @nellierosetextiles wearing a custom original backpack I made her last year. Look how beautiful she wears it! So excited to share this current backpack series...

Read More

09 Jun

Phase 6 and 7 of backpack making is coming this week!! In the meantime check out this beautiful shot of @nellierosetextiles wearing a custom original backpack I made her last year. Look how beautiful she wears it! So excited to share this current backpack series...

Read More

09 Jun

Phase 6 and 7 of backpack making is coming this week!! In the meantime check out this beautiful shot of @nellierosetextiles wearing a custom original backpack I made her last year. Look how beautiful she wears it! So excited to share this current backpack series...

Read More

09 Jun

Phase 6 and 7 of backpack making is coming this week!! In the meantime check out this beautiful shot of @nellierosetextiles wearing a custom original backpack I made her last year. Look how beautiful she wears it! So excited to share this current backpack series...

Read More

09 Jun

Phase 6 and 7 of backpack making is coming this week!! In the meantime check out this beautiful shot of @nellierosetextiles wearing a custom original backpack I made her last year. Look how beautiful she wears it! So excited to share this current backpack series...

Read More