Our spring issue of Haute Handbags is overflowing with inspiration for your next wearable art project! Looking for a unique way to have your artwork on display? Learn how artists transform their original art into one-of-a-kind totes, handbags and other wearable pieces with materials emerging from all corners of the creative world. Plus, embroidery, fabric collage, sewing illustrations, shibori dyeing, and eco-printing are just a handful of the wide-ranging techniques you’ll discover in this issue!
Inside the Spring ’17 Issue:
- Gabriella Pucci adds a sophisticated touch to her purses by knitting leather straps into beautiful net embellishments.
- How patterns, symbols, shapes, and colors of African mud cloth inspired Thuy Cochran to create a stylish tote bag, paying homage to ancient cultures and traditions.
- Haleigh DeRocher’s bookish sensibilities lead to hand-painting beloved novels onto charming messenger bags.