Jennifer Collier explores the 'remaking' of household objects by stitching found and recycled papers. Her practice focuses on creating work from paper; by bonding, waxing, trapping and stitching she produces unusual paper ‘fabrics’, which are used to explore the ‘remaking’ of household objects. The papers are treated as if cloth, with the main technique employed being stitch; a contemporary twist on traditional textiles. www.unittwelve.co.uk
I pinned this to my Americana board because I think this represents American culture and history because America was the one to pioneer into the fashion world and come up with jeans for the working man and its also funny to see how much jeans have evolved in America back then they were for working men like farmers, miners, ect and they were so cheap, you could get them for a dollar and some cents but now famous people wear them now and now they can cost up to hundreds of dollars.
Gigei no Tomo [ 技藝乃友] Japanese culture are always inspired by nature. Living in wooden paper house in the nature is the style of life. We love and respect the plants and animals , moon and woter falls . use these elements for the interior , product , cloth , design . These are old Japanese design books mid 19th century , Meiji period , lithograph prints.