Rachel Wright's Profile
My name is Rachel Wright and I am an artist and teacher. I love to make stuff, so this shop has become an outlet for my addiction! You can see my art garments at www.rachelwright.net.
I love to transform garments that I find in the thrift stores or surplus outlets. I never buy retail! Repurpose/Recycle/Renew is my mantra. I choose high quality garments and then add my own layer of embellishment onto them, either through applique or screenprinting. Most of the sewing I do is by hand, so it is time-intensive. The thread I use is doubled-up embroidery thread, usually in a contrasting color.
Because I rely on thrift stores & surplus outlets for my garments, I rarely have 2 of the same kind. When I am deciding how to alter each piece, I respond to each garment's characteristics, so the end result is a unique, one of a kind creation. I take great pride in my work,...
- Born on January 21
- Joined January 28, 2007