Bits and Bobs Jacket and Matching Bag.
Bits and Bobs, Hand spun and Handwoven, Fiber Art by Alba Ranch, AR00011WEA.
This set is a OOAK set and has been exhihited in numerous art shows.
- 2 piece set of jacket and matching bag
- Merino, alpaca, mohair, angora, Angelina, and assorted wools
- Handspun, hand woven, and felted
- Jacket is designed to be worn loose or closed with shawl pin
- Jacket should fit up to size 18-20, best on shorter waist body
- Bag is 14.5 x 7.5 inches
- Handmade stick shawl pin
- Wearable Art
Bits and Bobs is a project originally created for ArtPrize 2011 in Grand Raids, MI. It was exhibited at the Waters Building in September and October 2011.
It has also been exhibited in the boutique at the Wearable Arts Fashion Show in Salida, CO in October 2011.
It has been exhibited in the Zonta Artful Women’s Exhibit in Canon City, CO in October 2012 and won third place.
I am now offering the set for sale. (Jacket and bag only)
I decided to take all the bits and bobs of wonderful fiber that I have received over the last few years, hand spin it into yarn, weave it and see what I could create from it. This is how the jacket was created. It is woven from 6 panels on a rigid heddle loom and is either crocheted together or fringe tied depending on which seams. The matching bag is woven and has been felted.
The antique pins in the photo are not included as they broke when on display at the Art show. I have since handmade a stick shawl pin that WILL be included. The woven skirt is no longer available.
Hand wash cold with like colors. Lay flat to dry. Resist wringing, no heat.
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