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Sunday, February 10, 2008


I have lots of scarves, ponchos and kids vests for sale.

Visit my etsy shop and my dawanda shop to see the sale items.

Monday, February 4, 2008

WEARABLES WITH CHARACTER – Enchanted Gypsy fiber art.

Featuring EnchantedGypsy

They are a nomadic family of two adults, one newborn and five birds travelling the states in a veggie fueled solar powered house bus. Their work reflects their nomadic lifestyle: fiber work in felt. It really is work from the heart.

Wet Felted Boots -- Plant Dyed (Photo below)
These wet felted, were made using organic, locally purchased sheeps wool, dyed with natural plant dyes. They are extremely durable and amazingly warm. They can be worn outdoors in dry or even damp woodland areas much like leather mocasins.

The outer edge of the design is trimed in handspun and dyed purple yarn.
Wet felting is a traditional and ancient artform, used by nomadic people to make tents (gers or yurts), rugs, carpets, shoes and clothes.

More about this item: http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=9149471

Their etsy shop is well worth a visit: www.EnchantedGypsy.etsy.com

Sunday, February 3, 2008

WEARABLES WITH CHARACTER - treehouse 28 ~ custom clothing for women

Featuring Alix from treehouse 28

Alix designs stylish clothing from scratch while incorporating her passion for uniqueness, beauty, simplicity and comfort.

If you like one of her designs, she will custom make it for you.
I like this one: hemp ruffled skirt.

The ruffles can be worn in front or in the back. In this picture it is worn in the back. It is an easy fit with a delicate drawstring waist and has a slight asymetrical hemline.

Cute worn with colored tights for the fall!

Made in hemp, a very sustainable plant fiber.

To read more about this skirt: http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=9157437

Check out her shop: www.treehouse28.etsy.com

Saturday, February 2, 2008

WEARABLES WITH CHARACTER - Handwoven by Kristin Kelley

Featuring Kristin from SKIINGWEAVER

I can see that Kristin loves her weaving. She uses her own intricate designs to transform lovely eco-friendly yarn into scarves with their own identity.

Check out her beautiful work:

This handwoven bamboo scarf is soft and very drapable, this scarf would suit either a man or a woman.

It is woven in a structure that is not commonly available in commercial fabrics, which makes it a unique piece.

This scarf is made in bamboo yarn.

The bamboo plant is the fastest growing woody plant on earth. Bamboo groves are planted and harvested within three years, and no pesticides or chemicals are used on the plants, making this fiber not only ecologically sound but also sustainable.

The process of spinning the yarn from the bamboo creates a lovely sheen in the yarn, which has the softness of silk or cashmere and wonderful drapability. Textiles created from bamboo yarn are lightweight enough to be cool in the summer but also warm in the winter. They even have antibacterial properties that last through several wash cycles!

For further description of this scarf: http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=8692462

Please visit her shop for more pieces: www.skiingweaver.etsy.com

And her blog: http://skiingweaver.blogspot.com/

Friday, February 1, 2008

WEARABLES WITH CHARACTER - Handmade Furry Fairy and Elf Hats

Featuring Drew from FAIRYTALEFIBERS

Aren’t they lovely and cuddly, these hoods? They are made in 100% upcycled wool, protecting you and the environment.

Sustainable Fairy Hood in patchy Black and Light Green:

This hood acts as both a Hat and Scarf!
If you get too warm, it flips down like a Hood.
You can even tie the scarflette behind your back so you can dance all night and still have your hat in the morning!
An added bonus is that you won’t get saturated no matter how torrential the downpour!
You can even tie the tails to make a Satchel to forage for treasure while romping through the urban forest...

More about this item: http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=9165650

Make sure you visit her etsy shop: www.fairytalefibers.etsy.com


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