A vintage damask tablecloth morphs into a drapey vest. Bound and appliquéd with silk; lots of hand sewing! All naturally dyed.
Posted in dyeing, fashion, found objects, stitching, textile, upcycled, Vintage, wearable |
Tagged damask, eco chic, eco dyed, eco fashion, found object, handmade, rita summers, silk, tablecloth, tasmania, vest, wearable |
Now on display in my studio window (my studio is attached to the gallery). I eco dyed the silk for couturier Rudolf Ramseyer; dress commissioned for Miss Universe Australia entrant Stephanie King. Sponsored by Ruche Fabrics, Launceston.
Posted in collage |
Tagged australia, beauty pageant, design, dress, eco dyed, gone rustic, gown, handmade, haute couture, miss universe, natural, rita summers, silk, tasmania |
I’m rather glad this is done! I did nearly as much unpicking as I did sewing. Worth it in the end …
This is a metamorphic garment which can be worn either as a skirt or harem pants. Fabrics: eco dyed cotton; found wool and gaberdine remnants. Hand sewn hems and top stitching.
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Tagged design, eco fashion, fashion, handmade, harem pants, natural dyeing, rita summers, sewing, skurt, style, tasmania, wearable |
Eco dyed/printed cotton. More fabric for my new range of eco fashions!
Posted in dyeing, fashion, found objects, home decor, stitching, textile, wearable |
Tagged design, dyeing, eco chic, fabric, fashion, gone rustic, handmade, rita summers, sewing, tasmania, upcycled, wearable |
Hand sewn top-stitching and appliqué – eco dyed circles, silk thread and wool remnants. Another addition to my eco fashion range … @gonerustic
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Tagged applique, cotton, fashion, gone rustic, handmade, rita summers, sewing, Skirt, style, tasmania, wearable, wool |