Leather Pyrography


When I was in college for fashion design, we were assigned to create a garment using leather and suede. Working with animal skins presents certain challenges — you can’t buy continuous yardage, only hides; ripping out a seam leaves holes; it can’t be ironed. I decided to come up with... Read more »

Stitched Skateboard


Embroidery became an obsession of mine about six years ago. Then it took a turn: I wasn’t content stitching only on fabrics; I wanted to intersect new planes with stitches. Then last spring I was invited to participate in a group show of mocked-up skateboards to benefit the Knoxville Skatepark... Read more »