The Art and Craft of S. B. Appel

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Wacky Jacket Backet

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The back patch for my flamey jacket is starting to take shape. Now that the felt has been placed and trimmed, time to begin sewing. I am also coming to conscious realization of what this jacket is to be used for, and what style I will tailor it in. More to come…


Wacky Jacket Update

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I’ve been making some progress on the jacket, pictured earlier in 2013. It has thus far told me it needed to have bead embroidered tipped collars, and a scattering of rhinestones to add some sparkle and pizzaz to the potential of the fun random patterning. Also: the pattern reminds me of staring into the firey depths of hot coals, out of which has emerged the idea for translating a traditional rising phoenix design into my layered felt technique. More to come…

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