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Friday, January 23, 2009

Colors of the Rainbow Crochet Clutch

Listed today! Colors of the Rainbow Crochet Clutch

ONE OF A KIND!!! This crochet clutch is just the right size to place in another bag or carry alone. Crocheted by Talina with a merino blend handspun/handdyed yarn by EvergreenCreations and then felted. It is finished off with a beautiful handmade {by Michael} maple button and various fibers/ribbons. Dimensions are approximately 7" by 5.5".

I tend to be a perfectionist, and Michael is always saying "embrace handmade" meaning to celebrate the qualities that make handmade items unique. In this piece I express colorful creativity and asymmetry! When felted the right side of the flap drew up more than the left, leaving the interesting angle. To accent that, I placed the button to the left and weaved a narrow red ribbon along the edge of the flap! The felting has made this pouch thick and cushion-y. Perfect to protect your electronics/valuables.

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3 comments:

Becca January 23, 2009 at 12:23 PM  

Hi! Thanks for letting me know you finished the clutch - so pretty! I hope you enjoyed working with the yarn!

Rebecca
EvergreenCreations

Vivian January 25, 2009 at 5:15 AM  

I envy your crocheting abilities! Great blog, Talina. I'm glad you like the earrings. What a thoughtful husband you have :)

My Little Halo January 30, 2009 at 3:39 AM  

Wow that's so pretty, such gorgeous colours! Great blog!

-Emily

http://www.my-little-halo.blogspot.com

The Basics

Michael and Talina Ripper met online and when they met in person, they knew they had found something special, a once in a lifetime love. Michael obtained BFAs in both Wood Design and Ceramics from ECU. Talina has always been a creative/artistic spirit, but has her BSN from ETSU and still works as an RN. Talina has three sons, Seth (17), Aaron (8), and Jacob (7). Michael and Talina have a son together, Quinn, who is 17 months. They are getting settled in their downtown loft just around the corner from Michael's studio and the gallery. Their dream of living their art is coming true!

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