Kimberly Joy's Profile
Backstitched Design is a one-woman textile design studio born from the love of sewing, 2nd-hand shopping, recycled materials, and repurposing.
I design and create unique leather bags, purses, totes, wallets, accessories, and quilts. My work is inspired by vintage and classical designs, particularly mid-century and abstract art motifs. I use geometric and abstract patterns, stark color combinations, and vintage bag designs, with a focus on uniqueness and functionality. I individually design and sew each piece from the materials I have at hand, predominately repurposed leather, recycled leather coats, durable clothing, 2nd-hand fabric, and exotic textiles. This process makes my pieces one of a kind and illustrates a high regard to individuality and sustainability.
The name Backstitched is a double entendre. Firstly, a 'backstitch' is a small…
- Born on June 28
- Joined September 2, 2007