Blythe King's Profile
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Since the 2005 introduction of her iSockit™ line of vintage fabric computer cases, artist, designer, and self-taught seamstress Blythe King has carved out an improbable niche in a saturated market. Using vintage fabric from old military uniforms, work clothes, and spare yardage gleaned from dressmakers estates, Blythe creates simple yet stylish cases tailored to fit an array of computers and portable electronic devices. While her creations have garnered a cult following among many environmentally conscious consumers, Blythe's original decision to use recycled and repurposed fabrics was a pragmatic one: "I didn't initially set out to make an eco-friendly product. My original attraction to vintage fabrics had more to do with aesthetics and cost. So much of the commercially produced fabric available off the shelf these days seems to be of a...
- Born on February 20
- Joined June 25, 2007