Designs Have Movement

Designs Have Movement

Creating gowns always challenges me, my continual growth happens with each and every dress.  Where will it be worn?  What is the occasion?  Will there be dancing? In this embroidered gown color inspires me.  I decided to line the garment with a soft turquoise so that...
Color creates change, made to measure

Color creates change, made to measure

Color creates change in this made to measure ensemble is always forefront in my designs.  This two piece ensemble is designed for my client’s second wedding dress. The ensemble would make a lovely Mother of the Bride/Groom ensemble.  The lace is from my travels...
Hand Painted Guipere Lace Jacket

Hand Painted Guipere Lace Jacket

I had the honor of designing a hand painted guipere lace jacket for an upcoming wedding reception.  My client decided to wear her black pants already in her wardrobe.  After searching for fabric and finding something suitable I received swatches in the mail thanks to...
Guipere Lace is my Medium

Guipere Lace is my Medium

Some artists use paint as their medium, some use found objects. I will talk about Guipere lace in this article. Guipure lace is a type of bobbin lace. It connects the motifs with bars rather than net or mesh. I am lucky to say that LACE (“a fine open fabric,...