Susan DuLaney's Profile

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What you are exposed to in childhood stays with you for life. And, you are the sum total of your life's experiences. Personally, those concepts can be portrayed in a word association that suggests my own journey, inspirations, and attitude:

Open road + long views = Southwest : culture & influences

Bungalows + National Park lodges = Architecture : detail & materials

Rocks + flowers = Nature : pattern & color

Observation + education = Skill : workmanship & quality

Humor + optimism = Happiness : connection

I believe each encounter has contributed to making me a better designer. I feel I am honoring craftsmen throughout history by using simple tools and…

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  • Joined December 16, 2010

Favorite materials

turquoise, gemstones, shell, semi precious beads, glass beads, sterling silver, steel, copper, brass, stainless steel wire, patterned cotton fabrics

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DistinctivePieces
Beads & Gemstones + Metal & Fiber

About

What you are exposed to in childhood stays with you for life. And, you are the sum total of your life's experiences. Personally, those concepts can be portrayed in a word association that suggests my own journey, inspirations, and attitude:

Open road + long views = Southwest : culture & influences

Bungalows + National Park lodges = Architecture : detail & materials

Rocks + flowers = Nature : pattern & color

Observation + education = Skill : workmanship & quality

Humor + optimism = Happiness : connection

I believe each encounter has contributed to making me a better designer. I feel I am honoring craftsmen throughout history by using simple tools and working with my hands. Interesting color combinations, exacting proportions, precise handwork and attention to detail are the standards I strive to maintain.

Find the applique patterns and see more of my designs at: www.DistinctivePieces.com.

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