B a r b a r a NYC's Profile
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★ I've always been fascinated by clothing, fabrics, jewelry and accessories. I spent hours hand draping and hand sewing tiny clothes for dolls from old clothing. At 8, my mother taught me to sew on a sewing machine, and in the coming years I created and upcycled clothing for dolls and myself, culminating with a long blue beaded gown and matching jacket for my mother in my teens. Fabric stores were always a constant lure and retreat for me!
★ I come by my creative obsession genetically. My immigrant great grandfather had several patents and my great grandmother's ancestors invented the White Sewing machine in the late 1800s.
☛ To demystify ~ my UNIQUE store name honors my 4 grandparents' names.☚
★ My love of fashion a…
- Joined October 5, 2007
texture, color RED blues greens terracotta black white, shimmer sparkle sequins beads, sheer silk featherweight cotton, plaids tweeds patterns, denim leather corduroy polarfleece fuzzy, glass, ceramic, pottery, fabrics yarns cords threads zippers buttons, recycled vintage clothing fabrics upcycled by me, tulle lace netting faux fur velvet velour satin organic cotton upholstery fabric floral flowers stripes circles concentric psychedelic 60s 1960s Art Deco leaves leafs botanical French Country Shabby Chic RETRO vintage