Creating and designing OOAK Bags is my Art and my Passion. I strangely find the whole process transcends my mind and soul to another dimension. It begins with my love of collecting beautiful fabrics such as velvets, tapestries, and upholstery chenilles. I also love collecting beads, buttons, jangly jewelry, trims, tassels, and fringes. The list really goes on and on. My favorite materials to work with are those of an eco-friendly nature (vintage, upcycled or just plain old). I'd like to say I do my small part in conserving natural resources, but the real reason is I just love giving new life to old forgotten things.
I started redesigning clothes at the requests of customers who wanted clothing to match their unique "GrandmaDede" bags. This story begins when I was growng up. Mom made most of my clothing and wearing something newly created by her was special to me. I saw how my clothes…
- Joined August 5, 2010