Bettianne T.'s Profile

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I am a theater costumer by trade (and a scifi and fantasy nerd by pleasure) and though the drama in my life is on the stage and screen, I wanted to add a little bite of that artisan flare everywhere I go in my accessories.
Inspire by eclectic colors, vintage and traditional patterns of African and Indian costumes, and the beautiful elements of nature - my hobby was born.
The process of making headbands and clips started when I sewed bits of extra and recycled fabric together for base and color. Then adding layers of leather craps, cut and strategically arranged, to give a signature design element as well as a stabling structure to later be sewed and or glued to an elastic head band, or hair clip. Depending on the effect I’m exploring, leather could be hand painted or wood burned with patterns or writing. The process of making these pieces starts off very intuitively, guaranteeing that every design is unique and directly…

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  • Female
  • Born on August 8
  • Joined February 23, 2012

Favorite materials

Scrap fabrics for color, buttons and charm for definition, and recycled or scrap leather for stability

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BABeauty
Handcrafted accessories from a costume geek.

About

I am a theater costumer by trade (and a scifi and fantasy nerd by pleasure) and though the drama in my life is on the stage and screen, I wanted to add a little bite of that artisan flare everywhere I go in my accessories.
Inspire by eclectic colors, vintage and traditional patterns of African and Indian costumes, and the beautiful elements of nature - my hobby was born.
The process of making headbands and clips started when I sewed bits of extra and recycled fabric together for base and color. Then adding layers of leather craps, cut and strategically arranged, to give a signature design element as well as a stabling structure to later be sewed and or glued to an elastic head band, or hair clip. Depending on the effect I’m exploring, leather could be hand painted or wood burned with patterns or writing. The process of making these pieces starts off very intuitively, guaranteeing that every design is unique and directly responding to that moment’s inspiration.
I'm an artist that just beginning so my style is always changing, but i hope you like what you see and come for more.

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