October 4, 2009 by Robynne
In partnership with Nifer Fahrion of NifNaks, I created this rugged work corset inspired by the Carhartt line of clothing.
Other Recent Works
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When Christa approached me to create her wedding gown, I knew I had a high bar to reach. She has a finely developed aesthetic sense and is a talented artisan herself, as evidenced by her spectacular art car Syren. She had definite priorities for her gown, one of which was to show off her knee-high […]
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