Hummingbird tote bag surface pattern design

Day tote hummingbird surface pattern

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I've designed a day tote that is as pretty as it is utilitarian. Both sides feature a two variations of the design with a hummingbird pattern repeated in the interior. A great thing about this bag construction is it works really well on a bike.…
Silk hummingbird scarf illustration surface pattern design

Hummingbird & Blossom Silk Scarf

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Hummingbird silk textile design This is a silk scarf using my hummingbird illustration. This textile design uses contrasting visual elements to create a soft spring motif. My previous post refers to my painting process to create the humming…
Pink hand stitched t-shirt sequin beaded top slow fashion

Sequin & bead reverse appliqué hand-stitched top

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Hand-made, reverse appliqué, sleeveless top I hand dyed T-shirt material and cut out reverse appliqué in foliage motifs. As a girl who loves bling, I had to have my hit of sequins and beads for sparkle. I love the contrast between humble…
Introspection portrait painting figurative art

'Introspection' portrait

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Collage fashion illustration 'Introspection' embodies  my preoccupation with reconciling divergent art approaches. I went through a phase during my graduation year at university where I only painted in black and white, and focusing…
John Fluevog shoe illustration, product illustration

Fluvog shoe illustration

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Watercolor shoe painting I love John Fluevog shoes because they are expressive, brave in design and works of art for your feet. Most products today don't seem to have much 'soul' or craftsmanship, but these are worth caring for and repairing,…
Fashion illustration Muccia Prada inspired drawing

'Not Cinderella' fashion illustration

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Prada fashion portrait This fashion illustration was inspired by the Muccia Prada Spring 2006 collection. Prada is one of my favorite fashion designers.  I love the intellectual and experimental approach of her clothes. She's not afraid…
Hand stiched appliqué corset T-shirt top

Hand stitched leaf appliqué T-shirt corset top

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Taking it slow.. slow fashion I have a life-long love of fashion and hand craft. I combined these interests by hand sewing tops from discarded T-shirt material with elaborate beading. I like to think about the days before factory garments.…
Posh with rose fashion illustration

Posh portrait illustration

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Watercolor painting of Victoria Beckham This watercolor fashion illustration was inspired by fashion designer Victoria Beckham the recollection of a piece of clothing I saw on a model. I was interested in capturing the impression and idea…
Butterfly hand made top with sequins

Raw edge butterfly hand made tank top

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Exposed seam and reverse appliqué hand made tank top This sweet hand made tank top was fashioned out of scraps of discarded T-shirt material. I was looking for ways to use the spoilage from other clothing designs, and came up with the strapless…

Fall foliage hand stitched appliqué vest

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Reverse appliqué burgundy hand made top I made this hand-stitched vest top inspired by fall foliage and crafted by hand out of T-shirt material. What I like about this top is it is smack in between casual and dressy. I can see it dressed…