Journal

01 Aug

After working through some technical difficulties with my sewing machine, I’m back on track with the backpacks! Phase 8 of backpack making: Making the linings for the bags and attaching the gussets to the front and back of the bags. A couple more phases to go...

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19 Jul

Some of my work up at @romanogallery in Charleston. Come down and listen to the @honeycuttband live now!! (at Charleston, West Virginia)...

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17 Jul

A sneak preview of my work up at @romanogallery this Thursday for the Art walk in Charleston! I’m excited to be participating alongside @frockandrollwv and @crystalbrown for the show entitled “Home Makers” - an exploration of the intersections between the domestic, craft, and art. Opening...

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15 Jul

New black and gold pieces on display @gradientprojects Thanks for everyone who came out last night and supported another great art walk! #blackandgold #reclaimedleather #leatherart #thomasartwalk (à Gradient Project Space)...

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08 Jul

Loved Clothes Last: The Fashion Revolution @holliepoetry #lovedclotheslast #fashionrevolution #sustainablefashion #sundayreading #whatsimportant (à Gradient Project Space)...

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04 Jul

New reclaimed leather clutch available at the white room! #recycledfashion #reclaimedleather #sustainablymade #sustainablefashion #handmadebag #handmadeaccessories #ooak #madeinusa #madeinwv (à The White Room Art Gallery)...

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23 Jun

Sooo much fascinating information and inspiring people at the Creative Placemaking Leadership Summit this last week! Thanks so much to the National Consortium or Creative Placemaking and all the people who brought this to West Virginia!! @artplaceamerica @tamarackfoundation #cplsummit #creativeplacemaking #artsinappalachia #handmadeappalachia (at Charleston, West...

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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...

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