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When a life of sewing, fabric collecting and thrift shopping finally come together you get what you see here: a sample of my line of accessories made from recycled elements combined with my favorite fabrics.

I LOVE working with recycled wool sweaters, doilies inspire me and then there are the vintage fabrics and trims that set my heart aflutter. And yes, my friends and I have been known to chat about the virtues of rick rack over a glass of wine on the weekends.


 I feel at my most creative when my sewing room is strewn with fabrics, sweaters, buttons and trims. (And trust me, it usually is!) Textures and colors overlap and before you know it another handbag idea is born…

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  • Female
  • Born on April 22
  • Joined August 22, 2007

Favorite materials

wool, felt, velvet, denim, corduroy, burlap, buttons, recycled sweaters, vintage ribbon

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Felted Wool Bags and Accessories

About

Click this link to enter shop directly: http://www.etsy.com/shop/karenmeyers?ref=pr_shop_more

When a life of sewing, fabric collecting and thrift shopping finally come together you get what you see here: a sample of my line of accessories made from recycled elements combined with my favorite fabrics.

I LOVE working with recycled wool sweaters, doilies inspire me and then there are the vintage fabrics and trims that set my heart aflutter. And yes, my friends and I have been known to chat about the virtues of rick rack over a glass of wine on the weekends.


 I feel at my most creative when my sewing room is strewn with fabrics, sweaters, buttons and trims. (And trust me, it usually is!) Textures and colors overlap and before you know it another handbag idea is born.

If you would like to know a little bit more about me, check out my website: www.karenmeyers.net

In June of 2007 I was honored to be a finalist in the Independent Handbag Designer Awards in the "Best Handmade Bag" Category. check out my profie at:http://www.handbagdesigner101.com/designer/144/karen_meyers_meyers_ihda_nominee_best_handmade_handbag_karen

You can also see me sitting in the front row at the awards ceremony (nervous and excited) at:http://www.handbagdesigner101.com/ihda_2007_pictures
I'm proud to be a member of Team Eco Etsy. Check out our blog for Eco News, tutorials, tips and more: www.ecoetsy.com

Become a fan on Facebook to find about about specials, news and give aways: http://www.facebook.com/KarenMeyersUpcycledandRecycledAccessories

thanks for the blog mentions:
http://www.coolmompicks.com/2009/10/a_kinder_gentler_lumberjack_pl.php

http://blog.ecoetsy.com/2011/02/meet-a-member-karen-meyers/html

http://lynnminneydesign.wordpress.com/2011/03/08/featured-upcycled-artist-karen-meyers/

http://apothecaryfox.blogspot.com/2010/02/weekly-remedies.html

http://tryhandmade.com/get-lucky/

http://www.ecokaren.com/2010/03/fabulous-friday-featured-seller-karenmeyers/

http://brasspaperclip.typepad.com/brass_paperclip/2010/03/ecoetsy-themed-wedding-picks-st-patricks-day.html

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