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Custom Orca Vest For Corinna

I've been blessed with some fantastic custom orders this year.  Here's one that I made for Corinna, a textile artist in Sacramento who loves the ocean. She wanted a vest that incorporated both keeping it cosmic, and keeping the ocean clean, and an orca (all three of these are right up my alley!). I love the black and starry fabric that I used for the orca -- they are, in my opinion, one of the most mystical and mysterious creatures on the planet. I try to utilize recycled, vintage and secondhand fabrics as much as possible, but sometimes I have to buy something new to complete a vision (like the starry fabric), The great thing about appliqué though is that...

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Custom Skirts for Friends

A friend from my hometown reached out about a custom skirt. I was able to work within her budget so she could get not one, but TWO, custom skirts! A note to you guys, please don't be shy about asking about customs. The more expensive things in my shop are full of hours and hours of work but I can certainly pack a punch on a garment without all that labor by relying more on appliqué techniques and fabric arrangement. You can also save money by sending me pieces to work on (rather than having me source them) but I have a bunch of items in my inventory too, so please don't hesitate to reach out of there's something you've...

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