Patrice's Profile

About

My love of paper and fiber goes back more than 30 years ago to pen & ink sketching and calligraphy in art classes, and then making and collecting handmade paper. I have designed and produced collages, wedding invitations and donor appreciation plaques with decorative papers and calligraphy. My mother taught me to sew and appreciate fine fabric. She was an outstanding seamstress / designer and still making a tailored silk suit at the age of 84!

It's true that one medium can inspire another. Sometimes merging these creative acts can inspire a new passion. Much like my organic gardening, tending a variety of vegetables means altering crops from season to season. The growth of one creation enhances the growth of another.

Now my passion for fiber has led to creating jewelry with beautiful silk ribbons. I hope you enjoy the look and feel…

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  • Female
  • Born on August 22
  • Joined July 25, 2008

Favorite materials

paper and fabric

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fiber2love
Artisan Textile Jewelry by Patrice

About

My love of paper and fiber goes back more than 30 years ago to pen & ink sketching and calligraphy in art classes, and then making and collecting handmade paper. I have designed and produced collages, wedding invitations and donor appreciation plaques with decorative papers and calligraphy. My mother taught me to sew and appreciate fine fabric. She was an outstanding seamstress / designer and still making a tailored silk suit at the age of 84!

It's true that one medium can inspire another. Sometimes merging these creative acts can inspire a new passion. Much like my organic gardening, tending a variety of vegetables means altering crops from season to season. The growth of one creation enhances the growth of another.

Now my passion for fiber has led to creating jewelry with beautiful silk ribbons. I hope you enjoy the look and feel of these items as much as I enjoy making them.

Married with children and a large garden loved by rabbits; we live 15 miles from the southern shore of beautiful Lake Michigan. For 20 years I was director of a nonprofit healthcare agency and now work part time in a medical office.

Thank you for your interest in my little shop of fibers!

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