Victoria Gray's Profile
I've always found inspiration in objects. I think that's why I like to gather beautiful things. I have jars of unmatched buttons, piles of post cards, and a shoe full box of ribbon – all just because. I have an entire wall of my walk-in closet devoted to my collection of bags and purses, because I change my purse like most women change their shoes (and don't even get me started on my shoes. . .).
So it's no surprise that when a local fabric store went out of business, I bought 88 fabric samples, filling the trunk of my car. When I got home, my boyfriend asked the familiar question: “What are you going to do with that?” I told him, “I am going to make bags.” The samples were put in a basket in the corner of my living room and promptly forgotten. Two years later, I rediscovered the pile. I designed a bag to use up those samples, and I started selling at my local farmers market...
- Born on May 3
- Joined December 27, 2009