Journal

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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26 Dec

Patten for custom welding apron. A fine Boxing Day activity. Happy days to everyone :) #patternmaking #leatherweldingapron #leatherapron #studiotime #mountainstudio #thomaswv #madeinwv (at Thomas, West Virginia) https://www.instagram.com/p/Br3S4rGnyYb/?utm_source=ig_tumblr_share&igshid=173dxi6qz9xtz...

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19 Dec

These guys are available online now… $25, $50, and $100! Follow the link below: http://shop.backstitched.com/product/copy-of-gift-certificate-50 #giftideas #reclaimedleather #upcycledleather #leatherbag #handmadegifts #sustainablefashion #giftcertificate #backstitched_design #thomaswv #recycledleather #artistcouture https://www.instagram.com/p/BrlIeCkH–x/?utm_source=ig_tumblr_share&igshid=zps669x6p31e...

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12 Dec

Gift certificates are here! Give the gift of reclaimed leather bags and accessories this season :) Currently available in Thomas, WV, and online starting Dec. 15. #reclaimedleather #upcycledleather #ooak #sustainablefashion #recycledaccessories #recycledleather #giftideas #giftcertificate #backstitched #thomaswv (at Thomas, West Virginia) https://www.instagram.com/p/BrTIaxlnClO/?utm_source=ig_tumblr_share&igshid=gokea6ov1er2...

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11 Dec

Some photos of my show Abstract Histories-Dutchman’s Puzzle up at Gradient Projects in Thomas… #reclaimedleather #leatherjacket #leatherwallhanging #remnant #sustainableart #recycledart #upcycledleather #modernquilts #dutchmanspuzzle #abstractart (at Gradient Project Space) https://www.instagram.com/p/BrQ3ulxHnxS/?utm_source=ig_tumblr_share&igshid=mwqsafipm7pt...

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