[por fin y mas se viene]. aqui tienen unos pixthe place i work work for now has two ft upholsterers..i draft, cut and sew for them… i miss the process. so ive taken homework from another store who coincidentally specializes in danish modern.
Work is going well. The fabric store has given me some great connections and has become quite the conduit for freelance work. From couch cushions, to slipcovers, clothing, costumes, drapes, pillows, car roof liners, vinyl bar stools and more…
I’m glad I invested in an industrial machine! Here’s to more and more work! Also, wish me luck everyone… I just went in for a casual interview with a vintage interiors place! Could be something real special if it works out!
Thank you to Carleen for the fabric samples. It was difficult to cut them, big as they were and well, they ended up as 400 4″ squares). [and some scrap destined for the back of momo] Looks to be a giant prayer shawl for my people out on the plains..let’s beginKeeping it in check is both calming and befuddling…. But Momo watches over us go
Top part pieced. Now to make un chingo de raven tails. Definitely some prairie points :”)
and check out these tunicy beasts!and what was supposed to be a halloween costume, though now my indoor receiving attire :”) i will be doing more with prarie points!
my new workspace… danny and i switched out due to the lighting and boomboommusic girl downstairs :”) now i can spread out and not be in the waythats me on my new JUKI! shes soooo strong :”)
and here’s a hint at what i’m wearing tonight… to BAM Ignite. Supposedly the Bellevue Art Museum (yes, Bellevue; where the zombie apocalypse is most assuredly gonna happen, if not start) is hosting a dance party in honor of the High Fiber Diet show currently up. I’ve been told that it will be “a fun night and a huge gathering of all the fiber-wearable art-fabric junkie folks in the northwest. Our tribe will be in full force that night.”full pic to come…tmrw, so check back!
I have started an installation at work, concept being that of Garment Construction. We have loads of new fabrics [including Italian cottons, Wools, Cotton Couture] and I have been feeling very inspired to create something in honor of those of us who make our own clothes. It has been a treat everyday getting ready that I actually look forward to putting an outfit together – from “funky” to “male Nurse chic” :”) I am having fun… and more is sure to come. First shot is a before…
Check out the back wall just above the shelves of fabrics…
I’m using a collection of old patterns that I knew one day I would use :”)… check it out. There will be some clothing up as well and hopefully my bosses will like it so much they will invite me to do some display work at the other locations :”)
just the beginning!
detail… you like?
I have always wanted a jumpsuit… redmoon theater in chicago actually turned me on to them :”) heres a schnazzier version though! i patchworked the yoke [originally a pillowcase that didnt sell] one lady descirbed it as “funky” – i’ll take it!
weve got some awesome florals, as mentioned before and super kona cottons at pacific fabrics y’all! and dont let the piles and piles on the remnants tables disuae you – there are gorgeous prints in there!! next stop… that wool table!
Danny and I found and reupholstered a semi cool couch [whose arms go up and down like a beach chair] at the Goodwill on Dearborn, here in Seattle: which is easily one of the best and most organized thrifts I have ever been to! And their Blue Tag Mondays! Everything with a blue tag, regardless of it’s sticker price, is ONE DOLLAR!