RE-INVENTING , RE-CONSTRUCTING from preloved denim (pants, shirts, or jackets) REJUVENATING a tired piece to make extraordinary and special.
It is like solving a puzzle - a creative challenge using a variety of techniques including piecing/ sewing together, embellishing, embroidery, appliqué, hand sewing, hand painting, dyeing…collage work, as well as decorating with vintage trims…
To design in a circular way; I plug in to the “circles” (not linear wear and throwaway)
Step 1: Choose PRELOVED, PRE-OWNED materials from
a)vintage b) thrifted/second hand c) my library d) donated pieces
Step 2: Clean where needed, deconstruct to reconstruct
Step 3: Design / GET CREATIVE to make into one of a kind pieces - TRANSFORMING, REINVENTING, REPURPOSING, UPCYCLING