Brenda Abdullah's Profile

About

As an Eco-conscious artist/designer I create high quality one-of-a-kind apparel using repurposed clothing. Through the use of gently used garments and vintage textiles, I bring together stylish silhouettes with artistic fabric collage. Each garment is a study in color and textural relationships. The end result is fabulous wearable art!

Creating my designs is literally a practice in vision, faith, hope and renewal. I take what is considered cast-offs through a process of cleaning, deconstruction, cutting, shrinking, piecing and stitching until a completely new creation emerges.

The inspiration is threefold: My love of beautiful woven, knit, and crochet textiles, my passion for exploring color relationships, and my desire to assemble fabrics with the sensitivity of a painter creating pleasing visual compositions…

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  • Female
  • Born on October 30
  • Joined March 17, 2008

Favorite materials

Silk, linen, wool, mohair, cashmere, cotton, silver, dark chocolate

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One of a Kind Upcycled Clothing

About

As an Eco-conscious artist/designer I create high quality one-of-a-kind apparel using repurposed clothing. Through the use of gently used garments and vintage textiles, I bring together stylish silhouettes with artistic fabric collage. Each garment is a study in color and textural relationships. The end result is fabulous wearable art!

Creating my designs is literally a practice in vision, faith, hope and renewal. I take what is considered cast-offs through a process of cleaning, deconstruction, cutting, shrinking, piecing and stitching until a completely new creation emerges.

The inspiration is threefold: My love of beautiful woven, knit, and crochet textiles, my passion for exploring color relationships, and my desire to assemble fabrics with the sensitivity of a painter creating pleasing visual compositions.

In a culture of mass production and material excess, my organic design approach allows me to offer completely original one-of-a-kind designs. I have enjoyed designing and creating clothing and accessories for over 25 years, first as a custom dressmaker, now as an artist.

About Page: https://www.etsy.com/shop/Brendaabdullah/about?ref=announce

"Like" me on my Facebook Fan Page at:
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Brenda-Abdullah-Designs/156864938105


Flikr photo stream at http://www.flickr.com/photos/brendaabdullah/

I am a proud member of TAFA,
The Textile And Fiber Art list.

http://www.tafalist.com/2011/01/brenda-abdullah.html

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