Art Objects

South Belfast fabric quilt

I made this blanket with scraps of fabric, of a crazy night in South Belfast, the area around Queen’s University, with all the students out when the pubs close.

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South Belfast fabric quilt

I made this blanket with scraps of fabric, of a crazy night in South Belfast, the area around Queen’s University, with all the students out when the pubs close.

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Boy Necklace with shrinky dinks

I’ve been experimenting with Shrinky Dinks, Sharpies, and colored pencils to make some art. Here is one I made by drawing a boy’s face in profile with sharpie on the plastic shrinky dink. Then I cut out the profile, punched

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Boy Necklace with shrinky dinks

I’ve been experimenting with Shrinky Dinks, Sharpies, and colored pencils to make some art. Here is one I made by drawing a boy’s face in profile with sharpie on the plastic shrinky dink. Then I cut out the profile, punched

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Felt Flower Petal bib necklace

From the back of the craft pile — an experiment in colored felt, to make a bib necklace using lots of little felt cut outs from another craft pack. I love the colors all together, though the felt fell off

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Felt Flower Petal bib necklace

From the back of the craft pile — an experiment in colored felt, to make a bib necklace using lots of little felt cut outs from another craft pack. I love the colors all together, though the felt fell off

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Chalk on fabric drawing

I have a series of drawing of this funny little carved butcher man, that I had to do for an art class back in early college years. Here is one of the most colorful piece in that series — of

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Chalk on fabric drawing

I have a series of drawing of this funny little carved butcher man, that I had to do for an art class back in early college years. Here is one of the most colorful piece in that series — of

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The Soviet Quilt

This two-day quilt was from way back in 2000, for a University of Chicago undergraduate scavenger hunt. Each year, the hunt leaders issue a list of crazy items and challenges to do, and each dorm competes to get as many

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The Soviet Quilt

This two-day quilt was from way back in 2000, for a University of Chicago undergraduate scavenger hunt. Each year, the hunt leaders issue a list of crazy items and challenges to do, and each dorm competes to get as many

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Hand-drawn strawberry print elbow patches

In the luxury of New Year’s vacation, I’ve been repairing some of my favorite clothes. One project that has been stewing for a while is adding elbow patches to my favorite red hoodie. After a fantastic trip to Helsinki in

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Hand-drawn strawberry print elbow patches

In the luxury of New Year’s vacation, I’ve been repairing some of my favorite clothes. One project that has been stewing for a while is adding elbow patches to my favorite red hoodie. After a fantastic trip to Helsinki in

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Drawn Banana

For a quick dschool class experiment

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Drawn Banana

For a quick dschool class experiment

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LED Robot creature

I made my first circuit at the San Francisco Exploratorium, where they let visitors experiment with making DIY projects, including with electronics.  I made this monster card, in which the creature’s eyes light up. It’s exciting to see the potential

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LED Robot creature

I made my first circuit at the San Francisco Exploratorium, where they let visitors experiment with making DIY projects, including with electronics.  I made this monster card, in which the creature’s eyes light up. It’s exciting to see the potential

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Braided Necklace

From the scraps of embroidery floss, with some wire woven in, and then attached to a leather piece, with a basic necklace chain.

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Braided Necklace

From the scraps of embroidery floss, with some wire woven in, and then attached to a leather piece, with a basic necklace chain.

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Woman in Fabric, portrait

A doll face I had made a while back, but I don’t think I’ll make a doll out of it. Perhaps I will applique it onto a bag or notebook.

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Woman in Fabric, portrait

A doll face I had made a while back, but I don’t think I’ll make a doll out of it. Perhaps I will applique it onto a bag or notebook.

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Stamps from Lucy

A little collage of just some of the stamps I’ve received from Lucy, and her wonderful correspondence.

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Stamps from Lucy

A little collage of just some of the stamps I’ve received from Lucy, and her wonderful correspondence.

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Leather Drawn Necklace

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Leather Drawn Necklace

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Beaded Swatch Necklace

Using a piece of beadwork I had done back as a teenager, I attached the square swatch to a few metal loops and a metal chain to make a necklace.

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Beaded Swatch Necklace

Using a piece of beadwork I had done back as a teenager, I attached the square swatch to a few metal loops and a metal chain to make a necklace.

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Sweet Potato Portrait

Very creepy, a la Francis Bacon, I realize.

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Sweet Potato Portrait

Very creepy, a la Francis Bacon, I realize.

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Law School Dojo tshirts

I made these two shirts last night for my app beta launch tomorrow — Law School Dojo! I used jacquard fabric paints, sharpies, and iron on fabric transfers I made.

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Law School Dojo tshirts

I made these two shirts last night for my app beta launch tomorrow — Law School Dojo! I used jacquard fabric paints, sharpies, and iron on fabric transfers I made.

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The Katherine Doll

A doll I made this past December!

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The Katherine Doll

A doll I made this past December!

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Philatelic Crafting with Lucy

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Philatelic Crafting with Lucy

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The Pittsburgh/Foreigner Totebag

A one-off tote bag I made from a screenprint of Pittsburgh houses I had drawn, along with some hand-stenciled & painted letters, spelling out Foreinger.  As a gift for Ksenia!

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The Pittsburgh/Foreigner Totebag

A one-off tote bag I made from a screenprint of Pittsburgh houses I had drawn, along with some hand-stenciled & painted letters, spelling out Foreinger.  As a gift for Ksenia!

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Art House

Martha Stewart take note!

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Art House

Martha Stewart take note!

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Upholstery iPad Sleeves

Some more sleeves, all from upholstery fabric samplers! Most are for sale over at Etsy. Happy shopping!

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Upholstery iPad Sleeves

Some more sleeves, all from upholstery fabric samplers! Most are for sale over at Etsy. Happy shopping!

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iPad Sleeves!

I put some fabric iPad sleeves on Etsy for sale, all from upholstery fabric samplers, or from white canvas that I drew up with sharpies…

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iPad Sleeves!

I put some fabric iPad sleeves on Etsy for sale, all from upholstery fabric samplers, or from white canvas that I drew up with sharpies…

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Circle trees

Sharpie on fabric, for an ipd cover.

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Circle trees

Sharpie on fabric, for an ipd cover.

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Tree on fabric

A drawing on fabric, with tee juice paint markers. Made it a few months ago, now to be refashioned into a Macbook case….

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Tree on fabric

A drawing on fabric, with tee juice paint markers. Made it a few months ago, now to be refashioned into a Macbook case….

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12 faces

Black fabric marker on heavy white fabric — to be used in making either an iPad or a MacBook Air Sleeve.

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12 faces

Black fabric marker on heavy white fabric — to be used in making either an iPad or a MacBook Air Sleeve.

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Fabric drawings

This is going to be an iPad cover, for now it is raspberry sharpie on canvas…

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Fabric drawings

This is going to be an iPad cover, for now it is raspberry sharpie on canvas…

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Fabric iPad Sleeves

these are three iPad sleeves made from upholstery fabrics, with some lining inside to pad and protect. More to come!

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Fabric iPad Sleeves

these are three iPad sleeves made from upholstery fabrics, with some lining inside to pad and protect. More to come!

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Homer the Boy Doll

This was one of the first dolls I ever made back around 2007, from felt, an old men’s shirt, a black sweatshirt, and a blue airplane blanket (smuggled out of a Continental flight).  He was sold accidentally at a craft

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Homer the Boy Doll

This was one of the first dolls I ever made back around 2007, from felt, an old men’s shirt, a black sweatshirt, and a blue airplane blanket (smuggled out of a Continental flight).  He was sold accidentally at a craft

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Great Ideas for Istanbul tshirt

I made this drawing last summer in Istanbul — a sketch comic about all of the small ingenious ways Istanbul could be redesigned.  Now on request, its on a tshirt! Up for purchase, men or women.

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Great Ideas for Istanbul tshirt

I made this drawing last summer in Istanbul — a sketch comic about all of the small ingenious ways Istanbul could be redesigned.  Now on request, its on a tshirt! Up for purchase, men or women.

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Laptop Bag Designs

I have been sketching out some ideas for laptop bags, purses, and over the shoulders for this Project Runway/HP Challenge. Let’s see how many more I can come up with in 24 hours….

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Laptop Bag Designs

I have been sketching out some ideas for laptop bags, purses, and over the shoulders for this Project Runway/HP Challenge. Let’s see how many more I can come up with in 24 hours….

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Dresses, shoes, tomato, and strawberry

from an old notebook

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Dresses, shoes, tomato, and strawberry

from an old notebook

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