DIY lace ribbon trim purse upcycled from a badly scuffed black patent synthetic purse. The process is straightforward – only ModPodge is necessary!
This flounce neckpiece was made with layers of spiral-cut lightweight fabrics, including organza, tulle, organdy, and chiffon. Based on a project from Japanese pattern book “2 Way Wedding Dress” published by Bunka Shuppan Kyoku in 2013.
The striped wrap dress is refashioned from a vintage dress with big button closures. Without its original collar, lapel, and buttons, the refashioned dress has a more modern and chic spring/summer vibe.
This tetrahedron bag (or pyramid bag for some) complete with a strap was made with fabric remnants from DIY Fabric Collage Shoes. It looks cute yet big and sturdy enough to fit a large smartphone inside.
This pair of fabric collage shoes look fresh, stylish, and so comfortable to wear. The fabric collage covers were made with 6 pieces of perforated, printed synthetic fabric samples. They left bloody trails of destruction during its construction, but it’s all worth it for shoes this good-looking!
Taking online class about Foundations of Textile has been an eye-opening experience. Sharing three life changing lessons, highlights of my class exercises, and why taking this class is worth it.
Styling with Japanese kimono has been increasingly becoming integral to my personal style. Here are some examples of my modern Japanese kimono styles.
An already upcycled halter top is once again transformed into embellished halter top with fringe, lace, and sequin trim details. This top is perfect for social gatherings and dance parties!
It’s been a while since I wrote last April notes. What happened in the past year has been surreal, and I’m happy to be alive. Thank you for all the support!