The Burrito Jacket EXPLAINED

I sent an appliqued jacket up to the Jacket and Patch Art Show at WorkshopSF in San Francisco that I named “The Burrito Jacket”. I took inspiration for this jacket from some of my favorite burrito spots in Los Angeles and San Francisco. You might think I’m just a taco guy: But nothing could be… Read More

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A Small Cloud in the Sky

I was sixteen years old and all I wanted was a pair of Air Jordans. A few of the cool older guys at my high school had them and I used to covet those shoes. This is wintry New England where the dominant style was L.L. Bean. These older dudes used to wear them nonchalantly,… Read More

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Craft Night at CAFAM Felt Animal Patches with Billy Kheel

Gettin’ ready for this: http://www.cafam.org/programs/ Craft Night at CAFAM Felt Animal Patches with Billy Kheel Thursday, May 1 | 7:00–9:00pm (CAFAM galleries open at 6:30pm) *Project Demonstrations at 7:00pm & 7:30pm $8/ Free for Members (includes materials, drinks, and snacks) In the Courtyard Join artist Billy Kheel to make funky patches that will be ready… Read More

No’ Sho’ Fo’ Sho’

The Chain Gang and I completed our first jacket, a tribute to my home region – North Shore (Cape Ann) Massachusetts. The jacket has felt applique and hand stitched patches on the front and back…. Read More

Chain Gangland

I stopped by the world famous Chain Gang studios yesterday to check on the projects we’re working on there.  The above photo is the most I could show of their top secret stitching process. Imagine if Mad Max decided to embroider…. Read More

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