Birthday gift for a friend who raises German Shepherds~~~
Details of necklace~
~ recycled plastic, permanent marker, jewelry findings.
Suede reinforced with wood – perhaps similar to maps carried by Norse explorers?
Viking map, folded open~~ how many islands can you name?
Ink on suede with board backing, a map similar to those perhaps carried by Leif Eriksson and other Scandinavian explorers.
Detail work on the Levi Strauss work pants ~ While researching, I learned that the small left front pocket was not added until later. It was not a 'Watch Pocket' – or a 'Change Pocket' – the average miner did not own a watch or have any spare change. It was used for matches,…
I created a pair of original Levi Strauss work pants, complete with suspenders, cinch back, and copper rivets at stress points. There were no belt loops; if the suspenders and cinch-back didn't assure a good fit, miners wore a length of rope around their waists! The distinctive stitching on the back pocket was called a…