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Experiment Continue!

It all starts with PFD fabric, glass marbled, rubber bands and a good movie. After time in the dye buckets, a couple of rinses, the marbled and rubber bands must come out. My hands turn interesting colors, but wears off in a few days. Navy Blue Rayon Top. One Half of the three yard piece […]

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This is how it all started.  I had been wanting to create the long version of the Kimono Jacket, after all it has pockets and is easy to wear.  This button from JJ Handworks was my inspiration.  I also wanted to use some to the pieces that I had created using paintstiks on hand dyed fabric combined […]

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Modern Poet

The Modern Poet is a pattern by Dana Marie Design Co.  It has several different collar and cuff variations, you can make it to suit your mood.  I used Hand Marbled Chocolate brown fabric to the cuffs and collar and a very mottled hand dyed Chocolate Brown for the body.   Brown is a mix of […]

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Sunshines on My Shoulder is an early version of wearable art.  You have to start somewhere.  This is a pattern by Dana Marie and design Co. called Kimino Jacket and Vest

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                      This pattern is made from Dana Marie Design Co. pattern Contemporary Classics and it really does not look at all like the pattern photo.  I had a vision and it turned out even better than I had dreamed.  I used hand marbled fabric for […]

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I used hand dye, hand marbled and Amish black fabric to make the short version of the Versatile Vest, by Dana Maria Design Co.  This was still in the early stages of wearable art for me, so it doesnt have any quilting or embellisment.

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Jakarta is one of my favorite patterns by Dana Marie Design Co.  It is comfortable to wear, doesn’t itch and has pockets.  What more could you ask for?  The front is  hand marbled and batiks fabrics (eight different fabrics in all) with hand dyed lavender bias strips separating the pieces.  I just realized that this photo […]

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Sweatshirt Jacket

Karen Nickelson used a sweatshirt as the base for this pieced and quilted jacket.   First she cut the sweatshirt apart, designed and pieced the outer layer, quilted the two layers together,  sewed the sweatshirt all back together and put a bound the edges.  Because it has that very friendly comfortable feel of a favorite sweatshirt she wears it a […]

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