slowfashion Tag

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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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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05 Oct

Guess what? My backpacks are for everyone! Thanks to @theartofseth for perfectly modeling this all black reclaimed leather backpack made from the sexiest biker pants I’ve ever found. Dang, this is a dreamy backpack. Stay tuned for more photos and info on how to order...

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01 Oct

Backpack No. 2! A mix of upcycled brown leather with teal stitching. Features of all my backpacks include: -exterior zipper pocket -interior zipper pocket -interior computer pocket -2 exterior side pockets with snaps -comfy adjustable straps - a sturdy handle - a zipper closure - a reinforced bottom gusset -a rough cut hide...

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27 Sep

Phase 9 - finish the backpacks and get beautiful friend to model them for you! This finishing phase encompasses lots of different stages… attaching exterior to interior, top stitching, attaching straps to bag, and adding zipper pulls and finishing touches. I always think I’m done at...

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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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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...

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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...

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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...

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