I have so many men’s jackets and I’ve wanted to rework one for a while. This silk jacket was the perfect color to fit into my collection. Now, I don’t possess any tailoring skills whatsoever, but this is the start of what this piece will look like. I like the reference to silent film star fashion with the deep arm lines. Now I get to design something for underneath. I think that piece will reference Friday Kahlo with some heavy stitching and maybe even some painting. My model, Genie is stopping by for a fitting this morning.
The second image is the start of a wrap I’m making out of scrap fabric I have in my studio and jewelry I have laying around. I can’t wait to work on this. Hand stitching is a very meditative process for me. Last night a few hours went by and it could’ve been fifteen minutes. I’m off…I can’t wait to see what happens in the studio today.