The Art and Craft of S. B. Appel

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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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Thrifty Transitions, #1

I just acquired this rad jacket from a thrift store excursion, but I sensed the pattern of the flamey, flowery fabric could use a little highlighting. I am going to experiment with heading on to the collar and jacket front for more sparkle… Results soon…