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The Beauty of Beadwork

October 12, 2015

Beadwork takes amazing skill and craft to create, just like embroidery. It also adds another layer of texture and interest to materials. We have been inspired by the ways that beadwork can add exquisite detail and texture to a textile, and have turned to fashion and art for inspiration.  

Chanel Fall 2014 Couture

Image Courtesy of Vogue UK.

Gloria Vanderbilt dress by Fortuny – June 1969 photo by Richard Avedon

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Alexander McQueen

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Chanel Paris Fashion Week Spring 2015

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Jeffrey Gibson (Cherokee/Choctaw), American Girl, 2013, Found punching bag, wool blanket, glass beads, steel studs, artificial sinew, tin jingles and chain, 43 x 16 x 16″, Collection Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, 2013.45, Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, KS, Gift of the H Tony and Marti Oppenheimer Foundation

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Seed bead heels by Christian Louboutin

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