trnka

original clothing for blooming humans

Olympia, Washington · 223 Sales

trnka

original clothing for blooming humans

Olympia, Washington 223 Sales On Etsy since 2008

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Announcement   This clothing is my offer of beauty and functionality for your artful life! Comfort and style combine to accentuate your inner radiance. Textures abound in these moving forms. My clothing loves to dance! Assemblages of upcycled natural fibers, clothing created as an expression of essence, I make everything here with my hands and my heart. Healing is my prayer, by snips and stitches. Nature is my Divine forever inspiration, ever evolving as Love.
Transformation is an essential practice for the well being of the world right now. Creative reuse is a transformative practice as we learn to bring awareness to the paths of origin and lifecycle of all our 'stuff", aiming to fill our human needs with a reduction in damage to our wondrous planet. I choose upcycled fabrics to honor the life remaining in cast off natural fiber textiles & clothing. I wash everything to preshrink, deconstruct, then begin again, constructing with care and attention to detail, intending long wearing pleasure!
Upcycling materials for my creations results in a very high proportion of my goods are one of a kind, just like you! if you see something you love, you are encouraged to act quickly, there will only be one just like it! The ever changing availability of quality cast off clothes sometimes makes something similar possible, maybe. If you want a payment plan that could be possible too. If you have questions about anything you see here please ask! I'm glad to share more.
If what you see inspires something new I'd love to make the clothing of your dreams! Custom orders are available in all shapes and sizes. Gift certificates are available. I can make a reserved listing for you.
Many things in my shop are READY to SHIP via priority mail for domestic orders, first class for international mail. Made to order delivery times vary with my schedule and bookings.
Trnka Trnka Little Star is my new collection of upcycled clothing for children. Inspired by my sweet niece Trnka K. Funk, I have returned to the roots of my clothing offerings and begun to style thing for our precious wee ones. Watch for more soon and the option of mother / daughter coordinates, which was my original memory of appreciation for clothing, made by my own mama.

Everything here is offered as a blessing for peace for all beings.

For more info about my life as a creatrix 'like' my facebook page: www.facebook.com/trnkacreations

Announcement

This clothing is my offer of beauty and functionality for your artful life! Comfort and style combine to accentuate your inner radiance. Textures abound in these moving forms. My clothing loves to dance! Assemblages of upcycled natural fibers, clothing created as an expression of essence, I make everything here with my hands and my heart. Healing is my prayer, by snips and stitches. Nature is my Divine forever inspiration, ever evolving as Love.
Transformation is an essential practice for the well being of the world right now. Creative reuse is a transformative practice as we learn to bring awareness to the paths of origin and lifecycle of all our 'stuff", aiming to fill our human needs with a reduction in damage to our wondrous planet. I choose upcycled fabrics to honor the life remaining in cast off natural fiber textiles & clothing. I wash everything to preshrink, deconstruct, then begin again, constructing with care and attention to detail, intending long wearing pleasure!
Upcycling materials for my creations results in a very high proportion of my goods are one of a kind, just like you! if you see something you love, you are encouraged to act quickly, there will only be one just like it! The ever changing availability of quality cast off clothes sometimes makes something similar possible, maybe. If you want a payment plan that could be possible too. If you have questions about anything you see here please ask! I'm glad to share more.
If what you see inspires something new I'd love to make the clothing of your dreams! Custom orders are available in all shapes and sizes. Gift certificates are available. I can make a reserved listing for you.
Many things in my shop are READY to SHIP via priority mail for domestic orders, first class for international mail. Made to order delivery times vary with my schedule and bookings.
Trnka Trnka Little Star is my new collection of upcycled clothing for children. Inspired by my sweet niece Trnka K. Funk, I have returned to the roots of my clothing offerings and begun to style thing for our precious wee ones. Watch for more soon and the option of mother / daughter coordinates, which was my original memory of appreciation for clothing, made by my own mama.

Everything here is offered as a blessing for peace for all beings.

For more info about my life as a creatrix 'like' my facebook page: www.facebook.com/trnkacreations

Shari Trnka

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Shari Trnka

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kmschaefer628

kmschaefer628 on Dec 22, 2015

5 out of 5 stars

So comfortable and well made! These are my new favorites!!! Fast shipping too. Thanks so much, I absolutely love them!

esteuter

esteuter on Jun 1, 2015

5 out of 5 stars

Custom-made in a plus size just for me! Nice fabric, great workmanship. Thanks for all your care to make this so pretty.

CTamb

CTamb on May 12, 2015

5 out of 5 stars

It's beautifully made and just as described. The fit is perfect. I would definitely order from this person again.

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About

Life in Bloom

Stepping off the treadmill of working for many years in the fashion industry I spent a few years healing and recovering my artistic spirit. The garden was my place of healing. I am deeply inspired by the beauty of nature. Love is a flower blooming in my heart.

Reflecting on the wasteful and exploitative nature of the global fashion industry I choose to make clothing primarily from upcycled materials, finding beauty in discards, reclaiming textiles that have life left in them even if the "fashion" is outdated or damaged. I look for high quality natural fibers and build new cloth from scraps, playing with texture and color.

After so many years of precision pattern-making for factory production my preference now is to make my creations with no pattern, to sculpt with cloth. Sometimes I start something thinking to make a particular thing and along the way it morphs and I end up making something entirely different.

My first clothing business in my late teens was children's clothing. Recently I have returned to making children's clothing calling my collection Trnka Trnka Little Star after my sweet niece Trnka.

I have a small two story studio full of light and color. Folks in my community come for custom clothing after answering my "Clothing of your Dreams" questionnaire. I enjoy working with textiles that are meaningful to the individual, bringing new life to treasured pieces no longer worn or received from beloved family members no longer with us. My intention is to create clothing with meaning, to assist folks in expressing their essence.

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  • Shari Trnka

    Owner, Maker, Designer, Creatrix

    I have been making clothing since I was a child. In this life I have had many different incarnations as a clothier but always made my living sewing. My creations are truly a work of my hands and heart. One of a kind creation makes my heart sing.

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Last updated on February 3, 2011

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