Journal

24 Mar

Hand making my Backstitched tags takes soooo long, but I’m always happy with how they look when finished. And when I get to put them on bags!! #handmadeleather #bagtags #leathertag #upcycledbags #reclaimedleather #handmadebags (at Thomas, West Virginia)...

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19 Mar

Abstract quilt studies… #repurposedleather #repurposedtextiles #thomasartwalk #miniquilts #abstract #colorsandtextures #upcyclingart (at Thomas, West Virginia)...

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09 Mar

This book inspired a mini road trip through southern WVA and a visit to Catherine Venable Moore’s studio :) (at Fayetteville, West Virginia)...

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28 Feb

Vertical computer bag made from upcycled black biker jacket… with dark purple stitching! Out in the mail today… #handmadeleather #leatherjacket #recycledleather #recycledleatherbag #upcycledleather #bikerjacket #customleather #handmadebag #blackleatherjacket (at Thomas, West Virginia)...

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22 Feb

Anvil detail… Exercises in design for upcoming reclaimed leather quilt show! #quilts #quiltdesign #appalachiaart #handmadeleather #leatherjacket #upcycledleather #leatherquilt #reclaimedleatherquilt (at Thomas, West Virginia)...

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07 Feb

Working on bag and wall hanging designs… Windmill Whirligig detail. #recycledleather #quilt #handmadeleather #upcycledaccessories #handdrawing #sketchbook (at Thomas, West Virginia)...

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23 Jan

Work work work work work work! Tiny stickers and a lil Rihanna to start this rainy day. #backstitcheddesign #ownyourownbusiness #sustainablefashion #reclaimedleather #handmadeleather #handmadebags #smallbusiness #rainyday (at Thomas, West Virginia)...

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18 Jan

First bag of 2018! For a rad lady who has been exceptionally patient with me this year. Looking back on the past 8 months and the difficulty of losing my mother and regaining the confidence to start sewing again, I feel so grateful for...

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