Missy Ricketts' Profile
Ernestine & Eugenia: handmade fabric art is my main creative outlet. I also paint and like to create objects and art from found items, and I like to cook-all natural, clean eating foods. I look to the past and bloom in the present.
E&E:hmfa focuses mainly on wearable fabric art in the form of flower pins and necklaces. Like real flowers and foliage, each one of my creations, though similar, is very different. Every layer of every item is completely cut, sewn and assembled by hand. Mostly I work in silks, cottons, linens and velvets. Sometimes I throw in a little leather and wool just for fun.
Most all of my "fancy" pins encorporate vintage buttons from may VAST collection passed on to me from my grandmother, my "Nanny", Ruth ERNESTINE.
She was a wonderful seamstress. The finest I've ever seen. She could make ANYTHING to…
- Born on September 16
- Joined July 4, 2007