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Monthly Archive for May, 2009

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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Help! I need a name.

Here it is,  my newest Hand Marbled Color Creation.  It’s so new I  just gave it it’s final wash, dry and iron earlier today.  So new I’m not even sure what to call it.  The funny thing about naming colors is sometimes the name pops into my head.  Other times I’m just not sure where to go.  […]

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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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Fly Away Butterfly

Fly Away Butterfly is made from the pattern Urania Ripheus. I used mostly Hand Marbled fabric to add an organic feel and motion to the butterfly.  It’s one of those pieces that doesn’t quite feel finished, but I’m just not sure where to go with it. The one thing I really am very pleased with is the butterfly body.  […]

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Sylvia’s Bento Baggu

Sylvia Hermanson arrived at one of my Spring show with this wonderful handbag on her arm.   “You have to get this pattern for your fabric” she says. ” This purse takes just one of your fat quarters(for the outside).  I get more compliments on this bag than any I have ever made and I know […]

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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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