Thursday, February 26, 2009

The Work of Lina Stein

Hats are a very deep part of my own art and Lina Stein is one of the designers I could look at all day. She resides in Westport, Ireland and has a background in classical theatrical millinery. Her work is exotic and elegant as well as playful.

Hand Wovens by Fred S. Ullom

Fred Ullum is a handweaver, designing for over 20 years. His use of luxurious naturals fibers such as merino wool, cashmere, silk, qiviut, and yak, combined with his eye for the eloquent make for lovely handwoven pieces. I am enamored of his refined and alluring work.

Myra Wood - Freeform Wearable Fiber & Bead Art

Other than being a dear friend, Myra Wood is an internationally known fiber & bead artist and designer. She teaches a wide range of classes in beading, embroidery, crochet and knitting, specializing in all things freeform. Myra studied fine art painting and drawing ath The PA Academy of Fine Arts and The Philadelphia College of Art. She is also the authoress of "Creative Crochet Lace" .

Sunday, February 22, 2009

Contemporary Wearable Art by H. Palleiko Designs

Heather Palleiko of H. Palleiko Designs works with a variety of materials including various precious metals, rare woods, found objects, semi-precious stones and fibers. A clean aesthetic and intuitive eye to detail can be clearly seen in all of her work.

Art Clothing by Hellena Post

"Mantles Do ABBA"
"Suri Alpaca Mantle" "Ritual Pheramonial Hat"

Hellena Post makes her home in Australian and describes herself as "...a big strapping hippy, spinster and creatrix, tripping my way down the fibre fall fantastic". She creates hand spun, handcrafted mostly crocheted, wearable art, wearable art sculptures, and felted creatures. Her wearable art is wildly beautiful.

Jewelry by Joanne Harrill

"Fangorn Tree"

"Looking Glass" "Willow"

Jewelry by Joanne Harrill
An independent jewelry designer with a background in fine arts Joanne hand fabricates all of her jewelry using precious metal wire, high quality gems, stones and glass and an eye for the unique.