Tag: wearable art

A Day in Avondale 2015 Wanda Cobar Wearable Art Exhibit

Back in September I had a chance to participate in “A Day in Avondale” event promoting local businesses and artists in the area. I was able to set up a pop-up shop and a small exhibit showcasing my wearable art that goes back almost 20 years!   Welcome to my

The Making of “Sakura Spirit” 2015 My Cherry Blossom Inspired Dress

I have a small obsession with cherry blossom trees and one day I came across a picture on my Pinterest ┬áthat inspired me to create a wearable art garment. Wearable art is one of my favorite things to do and that I don’t get to do too often because of

Every designer needs a little TR in their life!

In the spring of 2012 I was invited to attend a “sew and tell” sewing group where each sewing enthusiast would ┬ábring in something they sewed and share what they learned with the rest of the group. One of the ladies in the group brought some samples of a workshop

“Waste Not Want Not”

This garment was created for the Necessary Taboo Show held at the Creative Lounge inpsired by Toyota located in Wicker Park, Chicago. Fourteen designers were challenged to create a garment/art piece inspired by a taboo.The Taboo I chose was dumpster diving for food..I had watched a documentary about people that

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