This handmade piece was originally a damaged silk dress that was transformed with a linen drop-sleeve sweater to give it a new life. This one-of-a-kind upcycled piece consists of natural fibers that are perfect for the warm and cold weather in Sacramento, CA. This dress is made with a dark teal drop-sleeve/drop-waist linen sweater bodice and tropical print silk skirt. Trimmed in cotton plaid.
Size Women’s large. Bust 42, waist 32, hip 42. Back length 50.
More About the Artist
Discarded garments doomed for landfill become the main ingredient for Textile Chef designs. Designer Kathy Benson tracks down distinctive items from thrift and vintage stores, deconstructs them as a butcher would a carcass, seasons them with eclectic treasures from her designer’s pantry, and cooks up new apparel, accessories, and home decor. Every Textile Chef design is a fusion of curated elements--cloth cuisine to please your palate.
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