After working for a long stretch in digital media, I longed to work with my hands again. I started creating crafts for Christmas gifts and enjoyed it so much that I wanted to keep working with my hands.
I took a class on making ribbon flowers and found I just loved working with the fabric and hand sewing. When I was a kid I used to sew simple dresses for my dolls out of felt and snaps.
I look to traditional crafts for technique, then I like to put a vintage/modern spin on the design.
I'm inspired by my materials and, of course, by the flowers I see in nature. I love ribbons, felt, silks, cottons and especially
You can contact me for custom orders or to inquire about wholesale orders at: Dorothy Designs or by clicking on the letter icon at the top right of the page.
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Designing and hand sewing art flowers for you to wear or give, since 2010.
Dorothy Designs has over 300 sales through Etsy and an average 5 star (highest level) rating.
Some Sample Reviews:
by Claudia Reed on March 5, 2015: "Absolutely beautiful! Thank you so much for a smooth, speedy transaction!"
by Ricardo Lopez on January 7, 2015: "This is a beautiful item. I am very happy to have made the purchase. I plan to give some out as gifts. Definitely worth the purchase."
by Karlyn Franklin on January 31, 2014: "These are amazing and so well put together. I cannot wait to use them as boutonnieres for our wedding. Thank you for everything!"
by Desirae L. on July 21, 2014: "Seller was very helpful and sympathetic to my needs. She's very talented and creative. Beautifully made
and fast delivery."