pondhopper

no rules fashion & home

Edmonton, Canada On Etsy since 2009

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pondhopper

no rules fashion & home

Edmonton, Canada | 628 Sales

Announcement    Everything in my shop is made with salvaged textiles and ephemera looking for a second chance. Modern recycled fabrics dance with vintage treasures, imperfections are celebrated and any wear, flaws or mending are retained making each creation incomparable. Bespoke and somewhat irreverent, softened with raw edges and sculpted with visible stitching. Each piece is one of one, crafted spontaneously in my tiny studio in Canada.

Every pondhopper item has a different history to tell, a new life to live. Thank you for being a part of their continuing story.

I hope you enjoy visiting my shop - don't hesitate to contact me if you have any questions.

Announcement

Last updated on Sep 4, 2020

Everything in my shop is made with salvaged textiles and ephemera looking for a second chance. Modern recycled fabrics dance with vintage treasures, imperfections are celebrated and any wear, flaws or mending are retained making each creation incomparable. Bespoke and somewhat irreverent, softened with raw edges and sculpted with visible stitching. Each piece is one of one, crafted spontaneously in my tiny studio in Canada.

Every pondhopper item has a different history to tell, a new life to live. Thank you for being a part of their continuing story.

I hope you enjoy visiting my shop - don't hesitate to contact me if you have any questions.

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About pondhopper

Sales 628
On Etsy since 2009

no rules fashion & home - exclusive . eco friendly . unforgettable

pondhopper: 1. one who has taken up residence in a foreign country. 2. one who has left their native country to live elsewhere
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Pondhopper has continually evolved, travelled and grown with me in a strange meandering journey of false starts, mistakes and learnings, strewn with surges of creative output. Behind my shop, it is just me. One little person designing and making everything in my tiny studio crammed with collections of fibers, clothing, jewelry and ephemera stored in beautiful old suitcases and vintage apartment mailboxes. In this space, tools, cameras and books jostle with hastily written ideas on scraps of paper and designs waiting to be finished.

Born in the UK, I am a self-taught artist and designer. I work without rules to find my own way through creative processes. I love to work in mediums that cannot be fully controlled, where you never really know where the process will lead. I have fallen in love with the unknown - where the final outcome is always a bit of a revelation, producing one of kind pieces each holding their own surprises. Imperfections are celebrated and combined with artful tattering and asymmetry to enhance the personality of each piece. Edges are often left raw so they will gently fray and soften over time and layers of visible stitching provide wandering textures.

Each creation is unique, made spontaneously by hand without patterns. Every item from pondhopper studio has a heartbeat - infused with whispers of times past, each has a history to tell and a new life to live. Thank you for being a part of their continuing story.

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  • lorraine

    Owner, Designer, Maker, Photographer

    Hi, I'm Lorraine. I love bumblebees, dogs, bluebells, forests and Amy Winehouse. I'm obsessed with rescuing imperfect items and giving them a second chance! Welcome, I'm happy you stopped by:)

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